I think there are plenty of real heroes both alive and now dead that deserve attention, rather than the people who didn't do something disrespectful or tasteless.
There are many heroes, and a few anti-heroes, and many more who will own both titles in the weeks ahead.
The point of this MLP is that rotten has put up a unique and surprisingly useful feature, a point which you persistently ignore. The fact that they have shown some circumspection about the victims is lagniappe, a Cajun term used in Louisiana that means "a littles something extra." Rotten did not have to devote their composition, surfing, and bandwidth to a roundup of news which skirts the edges of what you find elsewhere, particularly in regard to the very present danger to our civil liberties. But they did.
None of us know if we would run into a burning building or risk being stabbed to grab the controls away from a hijacker; fortunately, most of us never have to find out. We do what we can. A site that was nothing but tasteless violence pornography has devoted its resources to something more useful. It's a little thing, but we will need a lot of little things as well as some big things to get through this. Obviously you don't like rotten very much -- a lot of people don't -- but if you click the links I provided you will find very little disgusting or horrifying unless you deliberately follow well-labelled sublinks. In their place and with their resources they have done something to become better citizens. And to repeat myself, yes, that deserves a pat on the back.
I can haz blog!
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