Doge and this reporter. Wow. Such similarity. So journalism.

February 6, 2014

Early this morning, my inbox was hit with one of the most amazing pieces of reader feedback I've received in my tenure at The Post, starting with the subject line "you and doge."

Hi, great work at WP, thanks.

Are you aware of doge? You look so similar. No bad thing. Here is doge:
http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/doge

And here is you -

http://www.washingtonpost.com/andrea-peterson/2013/07/22/0d7d8ebc-f2df-11e2-ae43-b31dc363c3bf_page.html

Thanks! (sorry again.)

And I'm not even mad he compared me to a canine because he is totally, totally right. So I made a handy visual comparison in Microsoft Paint:

(Andrea Peterson/Washington Post)
(Andrea Peterson/The Washington Post)

Wow. Such similarity. So journalism.

Andrea Peterson covers technology policy for The Washington Post, with an emphasis on cybersecurity, consumer privacy, transparency, surveillance and open government.
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