This is (relatively I guess) tongue in cheek about the lifecycle of a newsstory that starts on the blog. It is quite funny and, naturally, pokes a stick in the eye of everybody here.
"Each time I've met Huffington, I wondered if she was not somehow the long-lost daughter of Madame Nicolai Ceaucescu, or a genetic cross between Martha Stewart and Count Dracula. Had this Greek-born harpy lived in medieval times, she would have been sewn up in a bag with a rooster and two snakes and thrown into the nearest river." -- Eric Margolis, Toronto Star
It is worth pointing out that Coleman is picking up votes too, not just Franken. Irregularities like this happen in every election, it just happened that this time the race was close enough that they make a difference.