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Old May 15, 20, 2:12 am
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Originally Posted by NWplatinum View Post
But even I donít think he uses or needs to use ghostwriters. You can tell theyíre not ghostwriters by the writing style which really doesnít deviate at all. Why they canít keep guest bloggers I have no idea, but think itís a little weird? I assume it has something to do with a money.
It's very simple. If you're super-efficient at writing your own stuff, it takes longer to edit an article from someone else into shape than it does to write an identical article yourself, especially if you need to fact-check it too.
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Old May 15, 20, 9:44 pm
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Originally Posted by Raffles View Post
It's very simple. If you're super-efficient at writing your own stuff, it takes longer to edit an article from someone else into shape than it does to write an identical article yourself, especially if you need to fact-check it too.
No offense to him, but heís not a very good writer which is one of the ways you can tell thereís no ghostwriter.
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Old May 16, 20, 4:26 am
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Originally Posted by Raffles View Post
It's very simple. If you're super-efficient at writing your own stuff, it takes longer to edit an article from someone else into shape than it does to write an identical article yourself, especially if you need to fact-check it too.
Originally Posted by NWplatinum View Post
No offense to him, but heís not a very good writer which is one of the ways you can tell thereís no ghostwriter.
i don't think Raffles was suggesting he was a "good" writer ... just that he was a quick/efficient writer !
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Old May 16, 20, 9:17 am
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Originally Posted by NWplatinum View Post
No offense to him, but he’s not a very good writer which is one of the ways you can tell there’s no ghostwriter.
His blog business didn't make him so much money because he's a very good writer. His blog business became a business success because he was able to get and keep an audience with his content and because he was able to make the right partnerships to make a success of his blog as a business. He has been an adequate enough writer to not let writing get in the way of the blog becoming a success as a business. That's good enough for me.
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Old May 16, 20, 11:57 am
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Originally Posted by fartoomanyusers View Post
i don't think Raffles was suggesting he was a "good" writer ... just that he was a quick/efficient writer !
Moreover, there are plenty of posts written by ghostwriters that aren't "good writing".
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Old May 16, 20, 5:33 pm
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Originally Posted by NWplatinum View Post
No offense to him, but heís not a very good writer which is one of the ways you can tell thereís no ghostwriter.
Clearly it's good enough for his target audience, hence his popularity. It's a blog, not literature.
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Old May 18, 20, 1:53 pm
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Originally Posted by NWplatinum View Post
Iím someone whose been critical of OMAAT because I donít like the turn the blog has taken into a leftist political agenda against Trump on a lot of posts. However, I do think Ben has been curtailing this activity (somewhat) which I appreciate.

But even I donít think he uses or needs to use ghostwriters. You can tell theyíre not ghostwriters by the writing style which really doesnít deviate at all. Why they canít keep guest bloggers I have no idea, but think itís a little weird? I assume it has something to do with a money.
I read his blog often, where did he ever go on leftist political commentary? The only time that comes close to mind is when he (rightfully) lambasted Marriott in some Caribbean island for not hosting a gay wedding. As a gay man himself, I think itís definitely his prerogative to write about it if he wants, (although marriage equality shouldnít even be a left right issue, and itís definitely not anti-Trump)
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Old May 19, 20, 3:18 am
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Snowflakes think that every time someone talks about Trump without saying that he is our lord and saviour it means that you have a leftist political agenda, thus the comment [redacted]. In reality, Ben takes a few jabs here and there at Trump, mostly making fun of a few things he said, nothing especially political.

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Old May 19, 20, 3:23 am
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Ladies & Gentlemen, Dear Kids,
the political agenda discussion has been already chewed upon some time ago. Lets leave it at that.

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Old May 19, 20, 8:16 pm
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