Troll Trolled

Michael J. Totten reports an amusing event in the blogosphere: Noam Chomsky starts a blog, including a comment section. He’s so overwhelmed by trolls his first day, he shuts down the comments section. Heh.

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  1. Kevin says:

    That was the only part worth reading. Pity.

  2. akim says:

    Aw. I think Chomsky can’t type – maybe he should use audio-blog software or something 🙂 It’s been pretty lame so far.

  3. Dodd says:

    Dissent is patriotic!

  4. Bithead says:

    Tood bad; Chomsky could have actually LEARNED something.

  5. DANEgerus says:

    Comedy… but not really a surprise… the same reason there is not Leftwing talk radio… because there is no reasoning with opinions formulated out of myopic emotionalized elitism.

  6. I guess you’re trying to say he’s not sticking to linguistics? Very unfortunate.