When I read a while ago that Judith Miller was set to give the keynote speech at the launch party of Pajamas Media, I honestly thought it was a joke. (Pajamas Media is soon to be renamed, is set to launch tomorrow, and is kind of holding company for a large and somewhat varied collection of mostly conservative bloggers.) But now one of their recruits, Dan Drezner, confirms that it’s true. He seems a little queasy about it, and I don’t blame him. I’m not sure what Pajamas Media is supposed to be all about (and I’m not the only one). It might be meant as a conservative Huffington Post, binding its generally conservative contributors into a common online outlet. Or it might be a looser association of independent sites—some sort of syndication network meant to generate advertising revenue. In either case, I don’t quite see where the money is going to be raked in from an initiative like this, but what do I know? I have to say, though, that if I were in Dan’s shoes I think I’d have said no to the invitation, and certainly have hit the eject button by now. They have some smart people on board (like Dan himself), but seeing as Charles Johnson (of Little Green Footballs) is running the show and the likes of Michelle Malkin have joined the “Editorial Board,” the whole thing reminds me of an apparently lavish buffet at a dodgy restaurant: there’s plenty on offer, and maybe some of it looks good, but there’s also a rancid smell in the air that won’t go away.