Care to comment?

I think online comment sections have mushroomed into something dangerous.

Exaggeration? Maybe. But after reading an innocuous article about a recently-gone-viral Hanukkah song on CNN.com, I encountered a wealth of comments spouting everything from disgruntled holiday feelings to a soapbox for Messianic Judaism. Sure, I may have read all of them…but the idiocy and ridiculousness sucked me in.

It was scary, to say the least. Continue reading