Eric Alterman went to the mailbag today so he could publish some sycophantic praise of his 'courage' for standing up to John Cloud (you say courage, I say hissy, let's call the whole thing off). Imagine my surprise that he chose not to print my response. For the record, it went as follows (I didn't save it, so this is from memory):
You have all the emotional excitability of Andrew Sullivan and none of the talent. Thank you, though, for letting us all know how wonderful your resume is. Insecure much?