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Conservative Columnist Got "Vicious And Threatening" Hate Mail For Saying Palin Unqualified

Conservative Columnist Got "Vicious And Threatening" Hate Mail For Saying Palin Unqualified

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Conservative Columnist Got "Vicious And Threatening" Hate Mail For Saying Palin Unqualified Allow me to introduce myself. I am a traitor and an idiot. Also, my mother should have aborted me and left me in a dumpster, but since she didn't, I should "off" myself. Those are a few nuggets randomly selected from thousands of emails written in response to my column suggesting that Sarah Palin is out of her league and should step down. Who says public discourse hasn't deteriorated?

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Ginger Ginger 8 years
There's usually a correlation between hate mail like that and education. The worst of the hate mail usually involves bad spelling and grammar.
UnDave35 UnDave35 8 years
I agree janneth. It's almost like they fight harder and yell louder because they are trying to convince themselves as well as you and I.
janneth janneth 8 years
It demonstrates the passion and insecurity of these people. They are wild.
UnDave35 UnDave35 8 years
I agree. What can be done about the extremists on both sides though? It is a free country...
Great-Sommelier Great-Sommelier 8 years
This is a case in extremism. Not just politics. Professional athletes get this kind of stuff. You can make it partisan, no surprise there, but this is just a case of fanaticism. This happens in all races, religions, political ideologies, etc.
mydiadem mydiadem 8 years
The article wasn't in any way personally damaging and was framed as an opinion piece. Its sad people have such blind faith, almost religious ferver, in a candidate that they would send this woman hate mail.
liliblu liliblu 8 years
Yes it is.
kastarte2 kastarte2 8 years
Sad.
liliblu liliblu 8 years
No they really don't kastarte.
kastarte2 kastarte2 8 years
I can't imagine anybody writing something that would upset me so much as to send such vicious hate mail. Don't people have lives?
dreamsugar dreamsugar 8 years
Somehow that doesn't suprise me.
Adrenalynn75 Adrenalynn75 8 years
How sad :(
javsmav javsmav 8 years
I would think that huge Palin supporters would be pro-life. Is there a new exception that I don't know about? No abortion except in cases where your child might grow up & disagree with me.
stephley stephley 8 years
Their language skills aren't up to more fitting forms of disagreement.
liliblu liliblu 8 years
I have never understood people who would threaten someone's life because they disagree with what they wrote.
harmonyfrance harmonyfrance 8 years
I really respect this woman for telling her true opinion despite all this hoopla.
Great-Sommelier Great-Sommelier 8 years
There are idiots and fanatics in all religions, political ideologies and sports fans!
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