The Bill Conlin/Crashburn Alley controversy is a few days old now.
Short summary: After an exchange of e-mails with that site's Bill Baer over a column he wrote justifying Jimmy Rollins' selection as National League MVP (which was a joke), Conlin, a Philly Daily News columnist, apparently snapped and replied to Baer, "The only positive thing I can think of about Hitler's time on earth – I'm sure he would have eliminated all bloggers."
There's almost no need to point out how ironic and sad that is coming from someone writing in Philadelphia, the birthplace of democracy and all. No doubt it can be annoying to hear from us obsessive types who write blogs, but at least try to be civil. Or better yet, don't respond.
For Bill Baer: Speaking from experience, when you call you out small intellects over their stupidity and it makes it into the public realm (and a one-sided account of it is on Wikipedia), there are other small intellects who will gang up on you. Remember that you're smarter and stronger.
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