I know, karma-whoring with my anti-Bush comment, but there's a point here. It's like killing your father and fucking your mother for you Freud folks.
"I've decided to blog differently" is not HN material. It's not even _news_, because he gave very personal reasons for it (and I commented there on his blog).
Don't follow the person, follow the whys.
Though that just goes to show that we need automatic sarcasm detectors on the Internet, along with a <sarcasm> tag. Then you can be lazy and the compiler will infer your jokes for you.