While reading various articles about the life and passing of Nelson Mandela, curiosity got the best of me and I perused various right-wing blogs. The majority of the comments at Town Hall, Glenn Beck’s The Blaze and, of course, Breitbart.com were predictably awful.
Within an hour or so of the man’s death, these commenters simply couldn’t restrain themselves and took to their overworked spittle-smeared keyboards to anonymously trash the legacy and personal character of this transformational, historic leader.
We begin with Town Hall where “Ken2896″ can’t figure out what Mandela did that was so great.
Below, commenter “deleeuw” reflected a common theme among many commenters: Mandela was somehow a terrorist. And “Jack42″ brings us the inevitable “distraction from Obamacare” meme… [CONTINUE READING]