It's a shame that people who can potentially work so hard for a cause can find that they become a problem for that cause through little or no fault of their own.
The backlash against bloggers working on the Edwards' presidential campaign is just the latest demonstration of this.
Hat tip to Cloud for this (since my time for bloglines is limited at the mo).
UPDATE: Amanda at Pandagon has written a short post which also links to her article at Salon. There some very telling comments following the Pandagon post...