A reader writes:

I suppose I can't speak for the entire internet, but I certainly never felt like I was laughing *at* Antoine. I know he wasn't laughing, but "laughing with" and "laughing at" aren't the only ways to laugh in the world. How about laughing with incredulity and admiration?

I seriously laugh with joy when Antoine says, "You don't have to come and confess, we're lookin' for you!" Because, yeah! Fuck yeah! And I don't just laugh; I sing along with him and dance in my office because it's such a great song!

And he's got plenty of genuine fans. Money quote from this Antoine interview:

We're not gonna cry and play victim if that's what everybody wants us to do right now.

And he got his Internet money.

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