I finally figured out how to shut down Nick Douglas and Valleywag: I refused to say anything more in IM (he posted the last thread this morning) but only on the phone, and off the record. So I told him everything I'm going to do next and what I really think about what's happened up til now--and he can't write about it. Aaaahhhh. The sweet smell of success. By the way Valleywag rocks bigtime.
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