Pundit Taxonomy

The actual meat of this post is worth pondering, but I was mostly drawn to the short
taxonomy of pundit bloggers it posits.

Preachers, Shepherds, Thinkers, and Dirty Tricks:

Black Ops in the Blogoshere

In his recent Weekly Standard column, Hugh Hewitt presents an intriguing question:
?Blogs are popular and influential, but could they be used for political dirty tricks?
Or worse??