It’s been quite first day for Campaign for Boring Development, aided in no small part by the AP’s Joshua Goodman, who wrote a very flattering story about my departure from my old blog.
One of Venezuela’s most-prominent opposition bloggers, whose English-language musings are a must-read for foreign journalists, academics and political junkies, is leaving his beat as a chronicler of the country’s socialist revolution.
I’m amazed that CfBD reached 1,400 page-views in its first 12 hours: it took Caracas Chronicles three years to reach that level! Then again, we didn’t have Twitter and Facebook back in 2002. Boy have things changed.