Melinama bills Pratie Place as: "Reflections and news, primarily from the previous millennium. Because I can’t keep up." This would seem to be true as she seems to resist hosting carnival entries that she doesn’t agree with.
Seems to me that when you agree to host a carnival, you need to be a host, not an editor, but that’s just my take on it. A carnival host gets the benefit of a lot of new traffic and it seems unkind to bite the hands that feed you.
Visit the Carnival of the Vanities, see a lot of interesting writing, and take time to read Melinama’s posts on her recent visits to small towns in Maine. There is something there for everyone,