Say what you want about Facebook and its big, messy, instantaneous, unedited plunge into what a nation is saying and thinking — but you certainly get a whole bunch of opinions. That some of those opinions are odd, eccentric, scary or downright nauseating is a great reminder that it takes all kinds to make up a country.
Here’s a compilation of more “incredibly stupid” Facebook reactions from buzzfeed.com.
Beyond the downright weird stuff, it’s interesting to read the range of opinions — most celebratory, some (but a distinct minority) tiresomely political, a few provocative. Consider this reminder by a Fresnobee.com Facebook commenter who plays the Bible card:
Gives one pause for thought, eh?
For me, I’m glad they got Osama Bin Laden, but I’m not going to join a jubilant street demonstration to celebrate the death of a human being, not even him. (But I’m also not going to criticize those who do.)