In my previous posting, I noted:
For years and years, Myers has vomited on various Christians, mocking them and twisting their words while Harris-type and Loftus-type atheists have cheered and helped to make Myers more popular during all this time. But now that he has turned the very same approach on them and their allies, they finally decide to speak out. That makes me skeptical of their criticisms of Myers as being rooted in principle.
I’m encouraged that readers apollyon911 and Crude both agree. But there is someone else who should agree with us.
This person wrote:
Look, I have no trouble banning people. But it’s based on a stated and enforced civilized comment policy. What is yours Ed? You need one. In it you should include a non-harassment clause that applies to your regular bloggers, one that forbids much of the vitriol your bloggers dish out toward others. Greg Laden obviously crossed that line, but many people think he did so long before you gave him the boot. You only took notice when he attacked one of your own. That seems hypocritical to many of us who have repeatedly been the brunt of his obnoxious demeaning rhetoric. If you had a comment policy in place before this you would’ve saved yourself from this present debacle.
The author of that was atheist John Loftus. Again:
You only took notice when he attacked one of your own. That seems hypocritical to many of us who have repeatedly been the brunt of his obnoxious demeaning rhetoric.
He and Sam only took notice of Myers’ vitriol when he attacked one of their own. That seems hypocritical to many of us Christians who have repeatedly been the brunt of Myers obnoxious demeaning rhetoric.