Rabett Run: Carrick finds a mirror
Eli Rabbet tells us how Bishop Hill and Watts Up With That note with disapproval some of the vile death threat emails sent to University of East Anglia (and Phil Jones in particular, it would seem) which have recently turned up via FOI.
Anthony Watts in his post about the emails goes on to claim that in his former world of being a TV and radio weatherman, he's seen this all before.
Frankly, I do not believe him. Upset that your weekend bar-b-q got rained out? Writing a death threat to the weatherman is one of the less common reactions around, I'm sure.
Watts also goes on to tell the tragic tale of how he was upset with a David Appell reference to his dead mother (a completely over the top reaction to a reference to a post title that says more about Watts having "mother issues" if you ask me.) Watts is not a mature individual in the way he reacts to criticism. He has just about the thinnest skin around the blogosphere.
But the funnier thing is that WUWT comments on the story are chock full of people saying that they are sure these abusive emails are a "false flag" operation.
Amazing self delusion.