Comment of the Day

Reader: The guy who just flipped somebody off is for a civility pledge? Really?

Readers can be like irony detectors. That's what happened after Patricia Calhoun posted about Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo called for a GOP civility pledge. A number of readers recalled that Tancredo was recently caught on camera flipping someone off -- including this one.

Lynn Voss writes:

This ass wipe flips people off and then wants other to be civil. Just go the hell away. Please.

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