The Macalope Weekly: Know when to hold 'em, fold 'em


Dan's a professional writer, so he went with "ultra" instead of "to the max" or "extreme" because he can make those tough calls.

But it appears the fix is in. As , Siegler is: of the top writers on the Apple beat, period. Good sources, smart analysis, and he's been right way way way more often than he's been wrong.

Which means he makes life uncomfortable for people who like to focus on Apple's relatively small number of problems, so they prefer to just brand him an "Apple fanboy" and call it a day. All that thinking makes their heads hurt.

Siegler doesn't need the Macalope's protection, of course. He's .