After realizing the comment came from a local school, he contacted them immediately, thinking it must have come from a student. Turns out it was posted by a teacher, and when confronted about it, he resigned. The reporter is pretty unapologetic , and judging by the 16 pages of comments on the follow-up article, people have strong opinions on the subject.
When I asked, most of you  thought banning anonymous comments was a bad idea. What do you think about this case?