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December 5, 2008

Prince of Darkness is back

Joe Steffen, AKA the Prince of Darkness, just started a new blog this week in which he promises to write about whatever he feels like. (Is that redundant?) Anyway, he promises that he's no longer a partisan hatchet man and is speaking his own mind:

Know one thing, though: There will be no more strictly partisan attack moves coming from out of the Darkness. Nor will there be any more taking of swords or biting of bullets to protect anyone, dense or otherwise. My words will speak for themselves, without need or promise of further explanation. In the political world and elsewhere I'll rave when I feel a rave is deserved and I'll rant when I deem a rant to be justified.

Just call me an equal opportunity offender.

To prove the point of his independence from his former boss, Bob Ehrlich, Steffen concludes his inaugural post, "PS: Today is the 30th day since Maryland voters passed a slots bill. Bring on the Slots Machines!" A little off message for his old boss...

(Note: My apologies for forgetting to insert the link in an earlier version of this post.)

Posted by Andy Green at 3:59 PM | | Comments (1)


Joe better watch out, Cheney has "Prince of Darkness" copyrighted.

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