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Preview of the new commenting system on the St. Pete Times’ website: Looks like you can’t call someone an asshole anymore

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Since their inception, the St. Petersburg Times‘ Buzz and the Bay Buzz have been the Wild Wild West of Florida’s political media blogs. A post rarely goes by without a barrage of obscene comments from anonymous bloggers. Homophobia, racism, sexism, hell, even nihilism, runs rampant on the two blogs. I, like any other frequent posters, have been called every name in the book by bloggers on the Buzz and Bay Buzz. Occasionally, the comments become so heinous, so libelous, that…

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