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Powerline Blog Of The Year Goes Ballistic.

via Atrios / Minesota Politics calls out Powerline's response to the Gannon Story (read MP's full communication) JD Guckert and Powerline ....Just on

via Atrios / Minesota Politics calls out Powerline's response to the Gannon Story (read MP's full communication)

JD Guckert and Powerline

....Just one, just once, it would be nice to see a conservative with the ability to find fault with other conservatives. I won't hold my breath, though.

Not too harsh, and fairly civil IMHO. No profanity, no name calling, just my opinion from one person to another.

The reply? Well, for good or ill:

You dumb shit, he didn't get access using a fake name, he used his real name. You lefties' concern for White House security is really touching, but you know what, you stupid asshole, I think the Secret Service has it covered. Go crawl back into your hole, you stupid left-wing shithead. And don't bother us anymore. You have to have an IQ over 50 to correspond with us. You don't qualify, you stupid shit.

I must admit I was just a bit taken aback. It's not terribly unusual for people to simply refuse to address the issues, but the virulence and profanity was simply amazing to me. This is how writers from Time magazine's Blog of the Year respond to e-mail? I haven't read monkey mail like that since people sounded off to Margaret Cho. Cripes. Whatever happened to Minnesota Nice?

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