That’s the subject line in the email a friend sent me, about the latest from Dave Bidini of “please don’t kick me out of the CanLit treehouse!!” fame.
I’d change that “but” to “because”, but anyhow:
PS: it just occurs to me that the only two batches of hate mail I’ve received in the past couple of years have been from:
This guy, furious at me for daring to mock Dave Bidini, and,
That guy will the funny name who used to write for the National Post — “Neet Heer” or something? — scolding me for daring to mock Chester Brown.
Two guys in the Toronto liberal artsy bubble, getting up on their hind legs on behalf of — two guys in the Toronto liberal artsy bubble.
I thought latte lefties were all about KONY 2012 and cycling lanes and gay abortion rights and “ironically” collecting old board games from their childhoods and shit, but as it turns out, their highest priority is scanning the internet for each other’s names then penning shocked & appalled emails when one of their own is attacked, even mildly.