So how do they respond to the growing crisis? They literally ban the Bluegrass Report from every state-owned computer.
I've gotten a handful of e-mails this morning already that BluegrassReport.org has apparently been blocked to state computers by the Commonwealth Office of Technology. Readers in three different cabinets have e-mailed to tell me they get a "blocked" message when they try to access the site [...]
I'm getting flooded with e-mails and a couple of phone calls from readers in other cabinets -- and other elected constitutional offices -- that the site has been blocked. But what's interesting is there's no problem allowing state workers to access the Republican Party of Kentucky or Fox News or Drudge Report or at least one conservative Kentucky blog. Pathetic [...]
Must be a coincidence that the banning of BGR happens the day after a front-page New York Times story critical of the administration which contained not only a quote from me but also mentioned this site. Coincidence, of course.
Wonkette has also been blocked. As has a bunch of other liberal bloggers on the blogspot domain.
Site owner Mark Nickolas has already started doing media. This will be a big story in Kentucky, and should be a big story nationally.
Republicans sure liked it better when they controlled the partisan media.