The commenteers reacting to this story favor sniping terms, ie, stereotypical shots at “the other side” which add nothing but grief and eyerolling to the debate. (Some of these guys have to be trolls, right?)
“left wing coward”
“Patreaus [sic] and GWB are the only one who thinks Iraq is funny.”
“RIGHT WING HATE MONGERING WAR MONGERS OF THE BUSH / RUSH EXTREMISTS”
“Simpering, bony, pasty, apologetic, white-flag waving, appeasers, who fight battles using opinion polls.”
Generally, it makes me want to give them a (metaphorical) punch in the face. Or maybe write them an e-mail asking if they want to get surgery for an independent thought implant.
The plus side is that I get to feel superior because I don’t stoop to their level. Sometimes..