The exchange below was a result of a comment which had been posted to an article at TheHill.com. The title or subject of the article doesn’t matter at all.
I had been perusing through the comments listed when my eyes spied an interesting “handle” for a commenter on this article: “ConstitutionalPurist”. I thought to myself:
“Self, with a handle like this, we might actually get some good debate shakin’ on the board here.”
I was mistaken and disappointed. I had been let down and basically duped into thinking that if someone had created a handle as inherently authoritative as “Constitutional Purist”, this person would actually throw some nutritional subsistence on the table to get the circling wolves and leopards engaged, thereby initiating a feeding frenzy which at least would allow the ravenous carnivores to make an attempt at devouring our “Constitutional” friend.
As I have said, I was mistaken. But then, wait! Opportunity had seemed to shine its beckoning lantern my way as I began to read the poster’s short message:
Lesley Swann, State Chapter Coordinator for the Tennessee Tenth Amendment Center, in her article “What Would Zorro Do?” discusses the labeling of those who stand for justice and freedom as criminals by those who have trespassed upon the liberties of others. By demonizing the freedom fighters, the trespassers draw attention away from their own ills. [...]