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Stephen A. Smith is a schmuck

When all else fails, when times are tough, when everything seems to go against you... blame bloggers.

That's the motto of ESPN's Stephen A. Smith, another stellar contributor to the Worldwide Leader of Schmucks who seems to blame all the problems confronting the national media on blogs:

"And when you look at the internet business, what's dangerous about it is that people who are clearly unqualified get to disseminate their piece to the masses. I respect the journalism industry, and the fact of the matter is ...someone with no training should not be allowed to have any kind of format whatsoever to disseminate to the masses to the level which they can. They are not trained. Not experts. [...]

"Therefore, there's a total disregard, a level of wrecklessness that ends up being a domino effect. And the people who suffer are the common viewers out there and, more importantly, those in the industry who haven't been fortunate to get a radio or television deal and only rely on the written word. And now they've been sabotaged. Not because of me. Or like me. But because of the industry or the world has allowed the average joe to resemble a professional without any credentials whatsoever."

Yep, that's right folks. Guys like me, sitting here in my underwear with a Pap's in one hand and my mouse in another, have sabotaged the careers of those sports journalists less fortunate to have radio shows or TV spots. We're untrained, undisciplined, unintelligent little people, and we should just all stop what were doing and let people like Stephen A. Smith tell us what is or isn't important in sports, and who is or isn't good. Because a calm, rational, informed man like Stephen A. Smith is best to declare for us peons what is important:

Or, we can just tell Stephen A. Smith to f&*k off, read the Constitution, and maybe (occasionally) watch a game once and a while so he can seem at least semi-intelligent when he's discussing the world of sports.

Disseminate by boys on your face, Stephen.