Another housekeeping post. Feel free to skip this unless you’re really interested in my blog policies.
In April I posted about my comment policy. For years before that date, my policy was that I didn’t edit or remove anything but spam. In response to a barrage of nasty posts, and some suggestions from friendly readers, I rethought that policy and decided that, in the present environment of the Internet, with abundant resources for people to make their voices heard, there was no need for me to be so permissive on my own private blog. After a brief period of reflection, I put that new policy into effect, and it has stood for a couple of months.
However, in those couple of months I have once again reconsidered. The nasty comments have continued, particularly following Caitlyn Jenner’s public debut, and as I dutifully removed or edited them, I realized why I don’t like my new policy: Continue Reading