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The Idiots Got to Him

Collide-a-ScapeBy Keith KloorJan 22, 2011 1:46 AM


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At the end of the day, it wasn't the lefty/socialist/Marxist world domination cabal that got to Jeff Id:

The idiots pushed me over the edge tonight.

So Jeff's turning his blog spurs in. I will miss him. Really. I need good foils. Seriously, I've read Jeff's blog enough to know he has a young family, so here's my parting advice: Don't follow Ben Stern's parenting example:

UPDATE: So much for transparency. Jeff Id deleted the thread that evidently pushed him over the edge. He claims he did this because of technical issues. Anthony Watts tells Jeff no explanation required, and that, besides, it's "his house, his rules, his right to do so." A WUWT reader sees through both Jeff's and Anthony's hypocrisy. Meanwhile, a commenter of my post recalls what was perhaps the exchange on the thread that led Jeff to disappear it.

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