Insufferable South Florida Blogger Doesn't Have A Sense Of Humor

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So I was waiting when good ole Rick from South Florida Daily Blog would chime in with his sanctimonious self-righteous blather about our Luther Campbell campaign coverage. Today he finally came through. As someone who lives in Pembroke Pines and who is too scared to use his real name, Rick sure has a lot of gumption to opine about us.

But we should expect nothing less from a pseudo-intellectual anonymous blogger.

Rick can't even take a real stand when it comes to attacking the New Times story, lamely writing that he was left "wondering whether they [Miami New Times] think Luther Campbell is a viable candidate or whether the whole thing is just their way of mocking the system and having some fun."

And I love how he managed to pick out one small snippet out of 22 videos we posted on youtube about Campbell's campaign to somehow illustrate his argument.

I knew Rick would find something to pick on because any headline that includes "Luther Campbell" helps drive web traffic. I find that ironic since he accuses us of doing the same thing. I certainly have no qualms admitting we value the readership Campbell adds to this newspaper.

Strange as it seems to Rick, when Uncle Luke speaks, people listen. If that wasn't true then Campbell would not warrant a 7,228-word profile in the Weekly Standard, the bible of neo-con politics. If Campbell wasn't a viable candidate, he wouldn't be making appearances on Spanish Language radio like he did this morning on WQBA 1140 AM.

My story completely put myself and my bosses out there as clowns, yet Campbell wasn't down for clowning except when he got onstage at Brew at the Zoo and at Eve to get young people excited about his candidacy. Shows you how much we care about full disclosure now doesn't it?

If you read the article then you know that our attempts to get Campbell to play along with mocking the system were unsuccessful. Instead, he was adamant about engaging every resident of Miami-Dade County, from the diehard voters at the Tuesday Morning Breakfast Club to the hipsters at Eve nightclub, and let them know there is an alternative to the same brand of politicians who have been screwing over Miami-Dade taxpayers for decades.

Rick obviously doesn't get it.

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12 comments
RichieRich
RichieRich

You forgot Left wing nut,libtard, Islamic terror supporter Rick the Douchebag! He would have chimed in sooner but he was masturbating while watching a Daily Show with Jon Stewart Marathon! Should have lost his job and got arrested when he was caught stealing from the public and blogging while he should have been working at his job where his salary is paid by the taxpayer!  Oooooooooh, can't delete that from your comment section, Rick! Time for your minions to chime in!

Sanchez
Sanchez

So the New Times decides what Miami Dade needs after the recall is mockery of the democratic system and an irresponsible narcissistic media stunt, the poor pseudo-candidate is too delusional and too needy for the publicity, a blogger -of whom the worse you can say is that he retains some anonimity- criticizes the whole farce and DeFede wannabe Alvarado is so thin skinned he can't take a few critical words? Where to begin? Alvarado of course is very brave, because he signs with his full name the articles he's paid to write; New Times apparently has nothing better to do than mock the community and the same people who only participate in the process to protest got a stunt candidate to vote for. Yet the blogger is the one with "gumption". Go figure.

CLJ
CLJ

First, his name really is Rick.  Secondly, since he posts under a name, in a specific outlet, he is not anonymous. 

So you don't like the guy; that's no reason to make false statements to give the illusion of merit to your snark.

ValuableToSFL
ValuableToSFL

Let's be real, Uncle Luke ain't getting elected.

To be fair didn't someone contact his employer the last time he ran a blog?  Who needs that?  I for one find his daily rundown of what's happening in S FL blogs to be very helpful.

P_Nis
P_Nis

"...sanctimonious self-righteous blather..."

Couldn't have said it better myself. The guy is a fucking douchenozzle troll that runs around other people's blogs berating the commenters. FU Rick!

Matthew Earl
Matthew Earl

Dude, do NOT mock the Daily Show. I love that show.

Alvarado1
Alvarado1

And calling someone a gay slur on a Filipino basketball blog is a great way of showing people you are a high-minded individual.  

Alvarado1
Alvarado1

I love how Rick's defenders immidiete reaction is to say Im thin skinned. God forbid a reporter that stands up to a blogger for taking a cheap shot. But I commend you coming to your bud's defense. If the worst you can say about me is that Im a wannabe defede then I'll proudly wear a tshirt that says it. And Im really sad :( you guys don't get the joke. I'm gonna go hang up my pen now. Maybe there is an opening at the government agency Rick works for. You think he'll give me a reference?

Alvarado1
Alvarado1

If Rick is doesn't want his anonymity then he won't mind letting everyone know who he works for now would he? And why are you even commenting here CLJ? I thought you were done w New Times? Why are you still trolling around these parts?

Sanchez
Sanchez

I have no idea what you mean, although I am intrigued by such an obscure trolling reference. In any case, you got no business riding astride the "high-minded individual" horse, since your post is little but a collection of ad hominen attacks.

You are thin-skinned when it comes to criticism of your writing. (Which, incidentally, is something De Fede is not.) You are particularly sensitive when it comes to blogs. What an affront it must seem to you (and your boss) that people read non-professionals. I can only imagine it is because you are afraid for your livelihood, which indeed is threatened for half-wit hacks in your industry. This probably also explains why you want so badly for a hobbyist blogger to suffer for his blog.

As to our not getting the joke about Luke's candidacy, we get it. It just isn't as funny as you believe it is.

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randrand run

LUTHER IS A MARGINAL BLACK VOICE IN A SCHIZOID FRACTURED COMMUNITY. "SMALL POTATOES"----

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