Check Dman's homenode. I'd also suggest doing a User Search for his writeups, so you can get a better look at the type of things he wrote up (and there's a nice variety).
I had a casual acquaintance with Dman, and never saw any of the alleged hostilities firsthand. Of course, I never really got on his bad side, so I tend to take the editors' words as fact. The thing that really bothered me the most was that he did seem to get a lot of flack purely because he was Dman; his writeups, no matter how well-written, would be downvoted and lambasted. On purely factual writeups, a falsity is rightly downvoted. However, subjective nodes tend to follow the slashdot model - get rewarded for preaching to the choir, downvoted for posing an unpopular perspective.
Now, the reason given for his banning was his constant abuse. I'm willing to accept that. There are others with the same opinions as him, though not as vocal, and they are still there. However, I think it put a lot of people on edge; it sticks in the back of their mind every time they hit the "sumbit" button. I'm not sure if that's a good thing.
i'm ism on e2 as well.
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