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I didn't mean to butt in, but this was an older post, and I didn't think you'd see Mr. D's uninformed assault.
Yes. Tilly stares. Frannie hisses.
Toggle Commented Mar 18, 2020 on Puppy watch at The Carpentariat
Still waiting, at 4:30am.
Terrifying, even for some of the young, as in the case of 29-year-old Dr. Xia Sisi. https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/03/13/world/asia/coronavirus-death-life.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage
Toggle Commented Mar 13, 2020 on A father's daughter-update at The Carpentariat
I should add that some readers will miss the post's point (or worse, deliberately elide it) — its point being, obviously, that the validity of the charge has nothing whatsoever to do with political utility of it.
Good analysis, Jason, even if it was hardly a draw; Ed was sent (I use the passive voice, out of modesty, and with a bit of tongue in my cheek) whimpering into the very silence he so urgently advocated. I do hope he returns, for as I informed commenter Mary this a.m., a diversity of views is peachy — and I assume we're all emotionally strong adults who, every one of us, can handle legitimate criticism of any view. But you really put your finger on things when you referenced "temperament." I almost never — Never — comment on a comment. I take such things in stride — or perhaps I might compliment comments such as yours. Regrettably, I'm human. Incessant, ridiculing comments and little else can accumulate to the point where I just have to unload. Which I did. And I'm not the least bit ashamed. Shame emerges from either spinelessness or sinister recklessness.
No problem, Mary. I always appreciate criticism and differing views. I'm sure Ed can handle them too; he can handle taking some of his own medicine. We all have to do that from time to time.
Toggle Commented Sep 23, 2019 on Waiting for (an) E.T. at The Carpentariat
George, thats something Ive heard from others about. Ive asked Typepad for technical information on line spacing. — Phil
Toggle Commented Sep 3, 2019 on American paranoia on the rise at The Carpentariat
No I wasnt aware of these. Thanks, Max. Ill keep them handy. Phil
Toggle Commented Aug 21, 2019 on Opinion, please at The Carpentariat
That's only for "the subset of 402 Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents." The smaller the universe in polling, naturally, the higher the MOE. "Results for the full sample [more than twice the subset's size] have a margin of sampling error of +/- 3.7 percentage points."
Toggle Commented Aug 20, 2019 on The Democratic frontrunner, 7-Up at The Carpentariat
Thanks for pointing that out. The change in layout design obliterated several sidebar links — and I didn't even notice.
Toggle Commented Aug 20, 2019 on Opinion, please at The Carpentariat