It's no secret that the majority of readers drawn to The Fox Nation website are simply responding to the sound of News Corps rightwing dog whistle, but this is sad. What was supposed to be a tribute article about the passing of an American Icon of movies and television turned into a proxy war against Barack Obama, ObamaCare, and Andy Griffith himself.
Below are a few comments, including my own that I pieced together. To be fair and balanced, I wrote a similar blog post about Huffington Post commentors back in May regarding the sudden death of Rick Beebe, a Tea Party candidate for supervisor of elections in Highlands County, Florida. Just I've done here with Fox Nation, I pointed out some very toxic comments on Huffington Post. Here's a link before anyone tries to call me one sided.