I have a love/hate relationship with online news. I like the immediacy of it but I hate…ok, I’ll say it. I hate the commenters at the bottom. At least when it comes to the Middle East. Could these individuals be the most angry, hateful people on the planet?
Article: “The peace talks began in Annapolis today…”
Commenter: “I HATE ISRAEL!!! DEATH TO THE ZIONISTS!!!” Signed, Tom from Cleveland
The article could be about anything. “Falafel is a tasty snack.” THE OCCUPATION MUST END!!!!
This just in! The Guinness Book of World Records has just confirmed this record-breaking achievement: just a few minutes ago, in only a single comment, a commenter managed to insert politics into a conversation that it had no business being in.
This Ynet article announces the brand-new 2 shekel coin entering circulation. What is the very first response?
-Samadar _____, Jerusalem, Palestine
Mazal tov, Samadar! Guinness has also confirmed that you have more time than anyone in the world. Your prize is a lifetime subscription to every cable channel on TV and a free Tivo. That should help fill your schedule.
Update! (5:17 PM)
Comment #2: #1 shut up. you ignorant fool (ari)
LET THE GAMES BEGIN!!!!!