Many of the comments on my post are hilarious. There was surprisingly little trolling, and many times I found myself not needing to reply because someone else had ably handled it before I got there. I do like it when that happens. Sometimes you can crowd-source snark.
It always surprises me when I post something relatively short and direct like that and many people seem to just not understand what I'm saying at all. I read the comments and think, "How was I unclear? Because I thought I was pretty clear!" This time I even said it all twice, just in case. Maybe people assume that I'm speaking in some hidden code and can't possibly mean what I actually said.
I got a kick out of all the attempts at redirection, too. "Well that's all very interesting, but answer this highly-targetted question with a sound-bite that will let me continue to justify my preconceptions and sunk costs."
Since someone asked, and it made me curious, the most popular referrers seem to have been: