I thought my post would be downvoted anyway, so I didn't care about being a bit hyperbole.
I really didn't want such a huge discussion here, I'd rather have people talk about Vile Rat, the State Dept Rep who got killed for nothing. He deserves all the attention, not the quibbles of people disagreeing here.
Let's call this what it is: trolling. Please don't do that.
"Please avoid introducing classic flamewar topics unless you have something genuinely new to say about them." - http://ycombinator.com/newsguidelines.html
Your statement was akin to bringing tinder to a powder house.
In a way, it is its own worthy lesson.