Why Milbank doesn’t read comments about his columns

He wants to keep his blood pressure in check. “The problem is I could spend all day reading those and the blog chatter and then wind up not doing my job,” Dana Milbank writes in response to a chatter who suggests the WPer get a summary of comments to see if the advice is good or helpful. “It is a dilemma. I think the webchats are useful to that, and I try to read the emails I get if they aren’t written in all capital letters.” PLUS: Reaction to Milbank’s sandwich-board sign.

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