August 7, 2005

Being Glenn Reynolds

Glenn Reynolds is on vacation this week and I’m going to be one third of Instapundit until he gets back. Megan McArdle and Ann Althouse will be the other two thirds.

The first time I helped fill in for Glenn I was absolutely terrified as I hovered the mouse pointer over the “Publish” button. I had the exhilarating power of the Instalanche at my finger tips. Hundreds of thousands of people were going to read whatever I wrote whether they clicked the link or not.

I got over it pretty quickly, though. Comments are enabled on my site and disabled on his. If I say something stupid here fewer people will see it, but more people will say something. So I don’t expect I’ll be afraid of the “Publish” button at all this time around. We’ll see.

Anyway, I hope you enjoy the Instapunditry. I know I will.

Thanks, Glenn, for trusting the three of us with the keys.

Posted by Michael J. Totten at August 7, 2005 11:34 PM
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