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16 August 2009 @ 09:30 pm
I should have known better  
I was told that an alert on TV said that BART and the union representing train operators and station agents had come to a tentative agreement and the impending strike had been averted. I went on SFGate to confirm it, and yes! Hooray! I won't have to swim across the bay to get to work tomorrow!

Then I made a big mistake.

I scrolled down to the comments.

I now want to kick everybody in the teeth.
Current Mood: frustratedfrustrated
Current Music: They Might Be Giants - Spiraling Shape
Amelia: Hapadparadscha on August 18th, 2009 02:54 am (UTC)
[the Bishop] No! Don't read the comments![/the Bishop]

I periodically make that mistake, even though I should know better. Isn't that one definition of psychosis?
gwallagwalla on August 18th, 2009 06:02 am (UTC)
I don't make it that often, since I usually get my news on dead trees, where the frothing rants of demented asshats are usually confined to the Letters To The Editor (and sometimes the Op/Ed page, when they run something by Pat Buchanan or syndicated from the Washington Post. I miss Molly Ivins).