Patterico's Pontifications, pronounced Patter-EE-koh, "Harangues that make sense" is a conservative media website created by Los Angeles Times reporter Patrick Frey. Frey wanted an outlet to express his opinions and thus the blog was formed in February 2003. In 2010, the website had between 12,000 to 15,000 hits per day. Frey's work is well respected for his investigative journalism. Pattererico contributors include Michelle Malkin's Hot Air and Andrew Breitbart's BigJournalism website.