Flotsam and Jetsam

BY Herschel Smith
8 years, 1 month ago

Concerning my post “The Decision has no Teeth,” someone named WW writes:

When did you begin hating your own country and everything it ever stood for, anyway?

Concerning my post “Fight them there or fight them here: Get it?” WW opines:

The “fight them there or fight them here? slogan is a lie. Iraq never had anything to do with 9/11. Even your lying Fuhrer now admits it.

I get all comments via e-mail, so I am filing this under “Hate Mail.”  Besides, I want to populate this category.  How am I doing?  I have flagged these comments as spam, not because I didn’t want people to see them; in fact, I am giving these comments prime billing by posting on them.  I flagged them as spam because I am a small blog, and if you look over to the right, there is a list of recent comments.  I want meaningful comments there rather than flotsam and jetsam.

In response, WW gets the prize for the most profoundly irrelevant comment on any post in the total of 140 comments received since we started up a couple of months ago.  The post concerned the SCOTUS decision to treat enemies like citizens, a decision that was a first in the history of mankind.  I advocated letting them rot in prison, a sensible approach to sensible people.  But not to WW.  I suppose that he would advocate the SCOTUS approach.  Now WW, who is the America-hater?  The one who wants to kill our enemies or the one who wants to treat them as citizens?

Concerning the second comment … oh brother, this is so embarrassing.  I have to change my mind right in the middle of a post.  Now I think this comment is the most irrelevant in the 140 received since we started up.  Your previous comment only comes in a distant second place.  This one was more stupid than the last one.  No offense, WW.  Really.

I do not know who a Fuhrer is and I have none of which I am aware.  I do not know anything about who has admitted to what in the world that you live in, but still, it is all profoundly irrelevant, since the post did not mention 9/11 and had nothing to do with it.

WW, you have studiously avoided study, and would do better to read the post before you comment.

But thank you for the hate mail.  It helps me to populate the “Hate Mail” category, and as my faithful readers (all one or two of them) know, I am trying to compete with Michael Fumento.  How am I doing?

Okay, okay.  So I have a long way to go!  So what?


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