He has no wife, no children, and a job requiring just 20 hours a week. He doesn’t follow sports, doesn’t hang out at bars or go on many trips beyond the occasional visit to play the slots at Twin River, and isn’t involved in any organizations to speak of.

Inside the mind of the anonymous online poster – The Boston Globe

This is the portrait of a xenophobic, hyper conservative guy the Boston Globe interviews for the piece. Funny thing is, they interviewed many other commenters (a super liberal guy, a female sports fan, a guy who writes detective novels) and all of them come across as well adjusted, normal people who just happen to participate in online communities. All of them, except this guy. Coincidence, bias or an accurate descriptor for the sub group he belongs to?

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