Just some observations:
- Even political bloggers are bitching about it. The Atlantic's Matthew Yglesias thinks it's a producer-driven conspiracy. And that seems to make sense to me - Rich, Steph and Antonia in the top three? Just look for an hour of good feelings among the three contestants. Not good TV. But throw Lisa in there instead? Great TV!
- One commenter on said Atlantic blog links to an article in the New York Daily News where Lisa says, and I quote (italics mine):
- People pay for her food?
- Calling her ugly is mean and uncalled for, and I dare say sexist, or at least juvenile. But since she's an asshole and acts like one, that's what she should be called out on.
- When all's said and done, she's still not as bad as Spike.
"...I don't read the blogs – you couldn't pay me to read the blogs. I don't want to know what people who can't even afford to eat in my restaurant, let alone know how to cook have to say about me, and the few comments I did read on Eater.com a few weeks back because my job asked me to read 'em. The best they could come up with was that I was ugly."