- By Thomas E. RicksThomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military for the Washington Post from 2000 through 2008.
Stupid, insensitive, inane, wrong-headed. Yup. My feeling in this situation is to hate the sin, not the sinner. I mean, a lot of my friends are dumbasses, and I’ve been there myself.
But a little voice in my head suggests that "sinner vs. sin" is the easy way out. So I ask you: What is the proper response? Should I ban Nir from the blog? I’m not promising to take your advice, but I’d like to know what you all think.