jjoyce wrote:I don't edit comments. I just decide whether they're acceptable or not. That statement made yours not.
That's fine. I wasn't asking you to edit it. I just meant that the rest of my comment wouldn't have weighed into the decision to delete it.
jjoyce wrote:I think comments on stories ought to meet a higher standard than what gets posted on Forum. But to be honest, this kind of deliberately profane personal insult is stupid and only serves to degrade the level of conversation. Over time, I don't think this kind of thing helps Forum.
I can see your argument in the standard for commentary on the Daily side, and will respect your hope that the dialogue there is of a higher caliber than on the Forum or than my previous commentary. But you need to see my
side, which you haven't shown in the least throughout this discussion: it's a conversation already brought low by Blaska, and I'm tired of putting lipstick on a pig.
jjoyce wrote:Would you say that to someone in person?
Is that "someone" David Blaska? And did he just finish saying all the offensive, misleading, insulting, and inciting crap he's posted under his "blog" and in comments to other postings?
You're damned right I'd say it to his face.
The situation being what it is, I'll comment no more on
Blaska, in response to
Blaska, or on the subject of