Rules of Internet Debate
a. discredit the messenger
b. admonish said messenger as unintelligent and/or uneducated
c. stereotype the messenger into a perceived group, i.e rednecks, wingnuts, homophobes, bigots, etc...
d. trumpet your superiority/intellect/education
e. declare the other guys are RACIST!
f. declare the message dangerous
g. declare messenger INSANE
h. ban member.