Is Matt Yglesias Running for Something?

By Betsy Rothstein Comment

Juicebox Mafia member and liberal blogger Matt Yglesias, who works at the Center for American Progress, has created a specific short URL system … using his name. His is

We’re pretty sure the only others we’ve seen do that are folks like Mitt Romney, Barack Obama and news organizations. For example, Mitt and Obama are and, respectively. Perhaps Yglesias’ philosophy degree from Harvard gives him the chops to do this, not to mention his passion for the Washington Wizards. Or the fact that his online nickname is “Big Media Matt.”

For more on Yglesias, check out his Twitter feed. It’s packed with links to himself.

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