Noisyroom.net examines over a hundred members of the JournoList and discovers a web of connections to the Democratic Socialists of America, the socialist mother ship for intellectual socialist clones. (Clowns? In America, only "intellectuals" are stupid enough to be socialists.) Socialists have a keen sense of imposture and it surely ranks as high evidence of Obama's socialist ideology that socialist journalists and professorial fellow travellers supported Obama's presidential candidacy as one of their own.
For more on Obama's socialism, see my series of articles, "Obama, Marxist".