Ken Layne and Wonkette

His business partner in the politics site is Henry Copeland, the founder of Blogads and a longtime friend of Layne's. Layne tells Tony Pierce of the LAT blog Web Scout that a new company is forming for Wonkette and that Copeland will handle sales, marketing and hosting like he does for Perez Hilton. Layne says Wonkette had 6 million page views last month and 1.2 million unique visitors.

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