Only if other people are allowed to say that they don't.
Originally Posted by agingjb
I mean that sincerely. Every cry of "why was so-and-so banned?" then puts the burden on people who think it was the right decision to defend it without violating any of the rules about being rude. The mods, yes. They can say the necessary things. But the people who do think it was the right decision have a hard time supporting the mods without running afoul of rules themselves, and without their support, the mods look tyrannical.
"Now everyone was giving her that kind of look UFOlogists get when they suddenly say, 'Hey, if you shade your eyes you can see it is just a flock of geese after all.'"
"You can't erase icing."
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