Yikes, did I ever hate yesterday!!! Because it seems everyone in North America hated me.
Innocent little me.
For me, pride ALWAYS goeth before a fall. And do I learn &/or remember this? No, of course not.
I was inordinately proud of my little article on Dr. Kevin’s wonderful web site. So, naturally, every single commenter wiped the floor with me. Told me I should be ashamed of myself. Called me a bureaucrat. And thought worse, I am certain.
My Much Despised Article
Ow. I was just trying to be helpful.
Then, because I am an idiot, I did something else really dumb. I expressed my opinion in a comment on an article in our local paper’s website.
Now you have to know something about the majority of people who leave comments on this site. Rather than use words, I will just give you a visual.
Just add frothing at the mouth and you will have the complete picture.
There could be an article about rescuing a kitten from a tree and they would have horrible, terrifying things to say. So just imagine the reaction when I expressed my objection to capital punishment.
To say there was vitriol does not even begin to cover it. I am certain if they knew where to find me, I would have been subject to execution myself. And my little dog too.
For your reading pleasure, if you are really a glutton for punishment:
Asbury Park Press
I guess I don't have to tell you which one I am.
Only I could enrage both ends of the intelligence spectrum in one day.