Tuesday, June 07, 2005

Corzine Connection :: Open Thread

A disturbing comment appears in the Open Thread at the Corzine Connection.

Especially gald you removed the part about

booting me from the site.

by Right of Center on Mon Jun 06, 2005 at 10:40:35 AM EST

This comment is followed by advice from Connection user Ed Rosenberg, who says,
So far...so good, Matt.

Continue trying to be inclusive of everyone. Eventhough it appears that it can be difficult at times, I think it will pay off in the long run.

Don't "boot" anyone off for disagreeing or challenging you. If you wish to get "better" and "better serve," then those are the ones who may help you do so. Of course...if those individuals don't follow your rules, then that's another story.

Take care and thanks again for including me. It has been a long and difficult road for me...particularly on my home turf.

Everyone is Included...All People, All Places, All Ways

So, what's going on here? Right of Center has been pretty insistent on getting answers to questions on Health Care and Property Tax Relief, and it appears that he's gotten under Matt Stoller's skin in a couple of the threads.

I posted the following comment in response to the open thread:

Ed's comment is right on...If you want to portray your blog as an open forum, you'd be well served to keep it as such.

Matt, have you removed posts from an open thread? Have you threatened to remove a user? If so, what does that say about how your boss intends to govern?

Inquiring minds want to know...