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Anonymous has declared war on Trump. (Original Post) Are_grits_groceries Mar 2016 OP
That sort of thing is fine as long as they are on the same side as oneself jberryhill Mar 2016 #1
That's why this creeps me out: the precedent. arcane1 Mar 2016 #3
There's an illiberal tendency around these parts of late... jberryhill Mar 2016 #4
Exactly. I'm glad I'm not the only one thinking this way n/t arcane1 Mar 2016 #5
And if you object, you are "defending" the other side jberryhill Mar 2016 #6
i can't say i'm not going enjoy watching that. nt Viva_La_Revolution Mar 2016 #2
 

arcane1

(38,613 posts)
3. That's why this creeps me out: the precedent.
Tue Mar 15, 2016, 02:36 PM
Mar 2016

Will taking out rival campaigns with cyber attacks now be considered perfectly OK, as long as they are attacking the "other side"? That's basically opening the door to having "our" team get hit next.

I'd rather Trump lose on his merits.

 

jberryhill

(62,444 posts)
4. There's an illiberal tendency around these parts of late...
Tue Mar 15, 2016, 04:33 PM
Mar 2016

...which relies on the "but we're on the right side" argument to justify things.

People who reach for the "but we're on the right side" justification don't seem to realize that's what the other side thinks too.

You can justify anything that way. Anything at all.

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