Trolling

Please don't respond to known trolls. You're only making my job harder. I know its annoying to bear witness to dishonesty, but is it shouldn't be hard to do it for a few minutes. Please don't allow yourself to stupidly goaded.


Neither your keen humor, nor your peerless sense of irony will redeem you. It makes more work for me, and thus comes at my expense.The only thing worse then trolls is people who think they are refuting them, but are actually encouraging them.

Please stop.

Ta-Nehisi Coates is a national correspondent at The Atlantic, where he writes about culture, politics, and social issues. He is the author of the memoir The Beautiful Struggle.

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