Dealing with a nasty post
I had hoped that csmertycha's post would simply be ignored by everyone, which I think is usually the best way to handle such things. Then it would have sunk into obscurity, quickly getting pushed off the Most Recent Comments list.
However, that didn't happen. And, OK, I have to admit Owl's response was pretty funny. Perhaps even brilliant. Unfortunately it kept getting responses so the post is rapidly becoming the post that wouldn't die.
There are two reasons I'm giving the whole subject its own entry. ...