in an AskMe thread
posted by a gay veteran wanting suggestions for how to convince his military friends of the importance of considering gay issues in the coming election may not break the guidelines, but it's incredibly wrong-headed and I wanted to take issue with it here.
posted by orange swan
on Sep 5, 2008 -
MetaFilter discussions about religion and politics tend to have comments which are basically the same as other MetaFilter discussions about religion and politics.
posted by Bugbread
on May 7, 2007 -
Alright, this is just lame
-- I asked a very specific
question related to the election and it got deleted. I wanted to find a capsule summary of how Rush and Hannity were playing post-election as Wednesday programming opened. If my post is considered too redundant or inflammatory, fine, but telling me to go listen to the radio is kind of callous and rude. I said I missed
the coverage and as it is, out where I live I don't even know if we get the shows. You all don't have to repost it; but I'm just kind of teed off.
posted by stam_broker
on Nov 8, 2006 -
Does anyone else find themselves annoyed by the mirror-image-of-freep qualities of this?
posted by kavasa
on Apr 27, 2005 -
It seems at the moment, that the US President will not change and will last another four years. I'm going to admit that I considered it a small bonus that if there was a victory for the contender, there was a glimmer of hope that the culture of MeFi might
have shifted away from politics. Do you think that would have happened? We have another four years ahead of us...is it time to finally bury the dead horse and just admit, yes, the Blue is (and perhaps has always been) a community political
weblog now? There's always AskMeFi I say.
posted by Stan Chin
on Nov 3, 2004 -
There are 32 instances of the word Bush on the MeFi front page. How about we start http://bush.metafitler.com? Or maybe just take over BushFilter
posted by armoured-ant
on Oct 8, 2004 -
So, I notice there's a link in the sidebar to Devoter
, and I was just wondering: is there a new policy about election/iraq/political posts? Should they be moved over to Devoter? Are you going to start deleting political threads here, Matt?
posted by monju_bosatsu
on Aug 27, 2004 -
Can we please make it stop
? It's bad enough that we really want a 100+ post thread about same sex marriage every day. Do we have to drag it into AskMe?
posted by y6y6y6
on Feb 27, 2004 -
Am I the only one that doesn't like FPPs that begin the political arguement in the post itself. See a post today
for what I mean. Nothing against The Jesse Helms
, but the links don't point to anything new. It appears to me to be a political broadside instead of interesting information. IMHO, interesting information is what a 'metafilter' is supposed to provide.
I thought the idea of MeFi was to let discussion occur in the comments, not on the front page.
Or am I way off base and should I head back to Slashdot & the WWDN forums?
posted by Argyle
on Nov 27, 2002 -