…to how one measures success in the political blogosphere: but it comes danged close. And it’s based on something that most trolls never really grok, bless their hearts. To wit: as somebody or other once noted, the opposite of love is not hate, but indifference. That’s why so many folks in the ‘sphere informally use their hate mail to keep score.
Which is one major reason why I avoid hating my enemies*. Why give them the satisfaction?
*The other being that as somebody else once noted, hatred is based on fear. I go with despising my enemies, instead: that’s based on sheer elemental revulsion, which is perfectly safe for both my moral development and my digestion.