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Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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  1. The influencees are as dumb as a box of rocks: forget blondes, the Irish and Trump supporters, these cretins slavishly following Instantgram celebrities have stupid down to a fine art.

  2. @Paolo: elaborate on how they are dumb? If anything, I think they are very opportunistic, and quite smart to create their own niche in the market, and to take advantage of it to earn money and free stuff. I am no fan of these influencers, and while most of them are annoying as hell, calling them dumb is probably not correct.

  3. @Thanh
    My reference was to influencees, ie those being influenced rather than influencers …sure, I agree that some of the influencers are very smart, albeit creepy.

  4. @Thanh. Pay Paolo no mind. Everyone has a purpose in life. Paolo’s purpose is to look down his noise at and mock everyone else. Paolo has the gift for seeing other people’s stupidity. Some people feel the need to demean others to inflate their own self-esteem.

  5. If you are looking to social media influencers to tell you what you should be doing or to be impressed then you are a pathetic individual. Such a stupid trend.

  6. Re: Influencers:
    “Nobody ever lost a dollar by underestimating the taste of the American public” – P.T. Barnum

    Re: Metro Silver Line completion to IAD:
    A 2021 completion date? 2025 might be closer to the finish line, given Metro’s track record.

  7. “The influencees are as dumb as a box of rocks: forget blondes, the Irish …”

    Sorry Gary, you’re going to let this bigotry slide?

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