At 03:04 PM 3/20/2003 +1100, Baralier wrote: >Maybe I'm the only one to find the double standard in this group's >willingness to bag the shit out of some-one's religious beliefs for days on >end but as soon as a political message appears posts start flying around >about how inappropriate that type of message is. I didn't see it as a double-standard. The objection was to the spamming. The spamming was a regrettable error. A sincere apology followed the regrettable error. Inevitable misunderstandings followed the sincere apology which followed the regrettable error. Cold hostility grew >from the inevitable misunderstandings that followed the sincere apology that followed the regrettable error. If that isn't politics, what is?