Life in the Greys, or why Gawker needs to either get rid of comments, or get rid of approved commenter status for several of it's sites.

The internet is a cesspool. This is not up for debate, one need only look at any large social media site and find proof of idiocy, racism, misogyny, etc. People like to argue, and they can be mean, horrible people when there’s anonymity shielding them from the consequences of what they say.