Monday, January 30, 2012
Reminder that the Internet doesn't neccessarily bring out the best in people
Yeah, yeah. I know, it's not really breaking news.
But a comment on this USA Today story caught my eye, boiling down what's wrong with the Internet to its essence. Headline:
Comment on said story, and note that the person leaving the comment is around 60 years old, uses his real name and photo (he's on Facebook), and is a USA Today "Top Commenter."
There are certain people who pine for a return to the America of the 1950s, lulled by false sense of what the country was like at that time (or eager to return to a time when people knew their place in society).
All I'm saying is, I'd be happy if we merely returned to a time when the only way to comment on news stories was by bothering the bejesus out of family members or yelling on street corners.