I love Twitter precisely because it has democratized political commentary and influence.
But once you get over that hurdle, it's game on - and it's a meritocracy.
Once you had that, you were golden.
But if the gatekeepers kept you out, you were SOL.
If you are an effective political brawler on Twitter and Periscope, you get to be influential - REGARDLESS of what people like Kristol have to say about it.
Taxi medallion holders hated that Uber made their "privileges" worthless.
Established commentators at NRO et al. hate that Twitter is devaluing their sinecures.
And putting them under serious competitive pressure.
Which is separating the wheat from the chaff, with surprising results.
It turns out that most of the "appointed" commentators can't hack it on Twitter.
And new, effective, ruthless influencers are being forged in its crucible.
The revolution is only beginning.