O'Reilly Radar blogged When I wrote my Call for a Blogging Code of Conduct last week, I suggested some ideas of what such a code might contain, but didn't actually put forth a draft that people could subscribe to. We're not quite there yet, but we have a plan.
We've drafted a code of conduct that will eventually be posted on bloggingcode.org, and created a badge that sites can display if they want to link to that code of conduct.
Leftwing bloggers laugh at the idea of civility. After all, they are so filled with hate that they can't imagine being civil.
Ed Morrissey wonders whether we really need a code of conduct, saying
Most of us came into the blogosphere to get away from editorial restrictions imposed by others. We allow our own judgments and values to guide our publications. That may result in some bruised feelings from time to time, but our readers make the decision as to whether we have met their editorial guidelines, and that should be good enough in a free market.But the best response I saw came from ScrappleFace
Genteel Blogs Offer 'Civility Offsets' to Vitriolic BloggersRead the whole thing. It is hilarious, reminding us all how Gore and his friends by buying carbon-offset "indulgences" from themselves so that they can preach respect for global warming, while spewing more carbon dioxide than just about anyone else in the country.