'Daily Kos' Profile — From Michael Moore to El Salvador, Berkeley Blog Creates Digital Community

Every Tuesday morning, the SF Weekly news blog The Snitch profiles one of the bay's many cool blogs in a segment we call — BetterKnowanSFBlog. This week, no silly gadgets allowed.

By Tyler Callister

Markos Moulitsas Zúniga was born in the United States, but he spent five years of his childhood in El Salvador (1976-1980), right smack in the middle of a civil war. When communist guerrillas threatened Moulitsas’ family, they fled back to the U.S.

“From a very early age I learned that politics could be a matter of life and death,” he says. So it’s no surprise that Moulitsas did not grow up and start a blog about …

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