Monday, July 30, 2012

Not so progressive Huffington Post

So, there's been a growing trend over at Huffington Post to scrub comments even though they don't violate any kind of community standards. They just don't fit some sort of prescribed tone I guess.

Supposedly the site for news with a 'progressive' slant, I had the following comment deleted today (after it had been favorited multiple times and commented on more than a half dozen) regarding the Democrats announcement that they'd officially be putting marriage equality on their new platform (

“This news brought to you by the party system! Jumping on bandwagons late and doing what's politically expedient rather that what's right for more than 200 years!

Yayy Democrats! You bunch of self-serving suck ups.”

Okay, so maybe it pisses off some Democrats. But in what universe should that be scrubbed from a progressive news sites forums? It definitely didn't violate and language guidelines.

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