Skip to main content

View Diary: Manipulation and Twisting DBAD Rule (235 comments)

Comment Preferences

  •  By individual name? No, not if you're gratituously (2+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    CenPhx, PhilJD

    slamming them.

    What's the point of taking shots at third-party community members? How does that prove you're correct on an issue or policy?

    By group, I think that's different.  Although, it's dangerous, Dee Oliver is a member of RKBA, for example. So you best tread carefully. Broad brushes paint quickly, but they aren't effective tools for most artwork.

    And hey, if it's any solace, I'll defend your honor if you're not there to defend yourself. I've defended people I virtually always disagree with.

    It's the principle.

    Hamden could have made the exact same point without slamming Ray. I know he could have. He's an articulate guy. His point would have been better if he had not gone there. But he did. So calling him on it was the right call.

    © grover


    So if you get hit by a bus tonight, would you be satisfied with how you spent today, your last day on earth? Live like tomorrow is never guaranteed, because it's not. -- Me.

    by grover on Fri Sep 06, 2013 at 03:26:19 PM PDT

    [ Parent ]

    •  The alternative would be hijacking Ray in (0+ / 0-)

      His own diary.  is that better?

      Happy little moron, Lucky little man.
      I wish I was a moron, MY GOD, Perhaps I am!
      —Spike Milligan

      by polecat on Fri Sep 06, 2013 at 04:20:10 PM PDT

      [ Parent ]

      •  The alternative? (3+ / 0-)
        Recommended by:
        grover, CenPhx, dclawyer06

        You assume that he needs hijacked AT ALL.

        Let's put aside the sheer arrogant presumptuousness of this statement, and then remember that "attacking another diarist" in a diary that is not theirs (whether they're a commenter only, or they're not around at all), that this is very much like "dragging pie fights from diary to diary".

        That gives admin a frowny face. Is it exactly the same thing? No. But it's a perfectly reasonable argument to make that it is quite similar.

        Some of you have a beef with Ray's diaries, and you've been dragging it around to other diaries. Diaries that are not his. Diaries that allege to bring him up as a subject that he is not a subject, nor are the diaries his. Diaries where he's not even actively commenting that aren't his. And that's bullshit. If you have that big of a beef with whatever he writes, then take it to admin.

        If you're not willing to do that, then kindly accept your own cowardice regarding same and leave the rest of the community out of it.

        This all started with "what the Republicans did to language".

        by lunachickie on Fri Sep 06, 2013 at 04:36:11 PM PDT

        [ Parent ]

        •  ^^^. What she said. (1+ / 0-)
          Recommended by:
          CenPhx

          © grover


          So if you get hit by a bus tonight, would you be satisfied with how you spent today, your last day on earth? Live like tomorrow is never guaranteed, because it's not. -- Me.

          by grover on Fri Sep 06, 2013 at 05:26:32 PM PDT

          [ Parent ]

        •  I did no such thing. As you well know. (1+ / 0-)
          Recommended by:
          CenPhx

          But my point is it allowed to confront someone on their body of (for lack of a more appropriate word) work?

          If so, where/when?

          Happy little moron, Lucky little man.
          I wish I was a moron, MY GOD, Perhaps I am!
          —Spike Milligan

          by polecat on Sat Sep 07, 2013 at 06:41:11 AM PDT

          [ Parent ]

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

Click here for the mobile view of the site