“Today CBSNews.com informed its staff via email that they should no longer enable comments on stories about presidential candidate Barack Obama. The reason for the new policy, according to the email, is that stories about Obama have been attracting too many racist comments.”
CBSNews.com Turns Off Comments on Obama Stories, by Brian Montopoli, CBS.com, May 4, 2007 (Oh, and be sure to take some Drammaine before you read the comments. Some of them are real doozies and just drive the point home.)
Goddammit, what’s wrong with the world redux?