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Comment of the Day: A Hillbilly Responds

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We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them.

So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even.

This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involving wit, clarity and whatever else we feel like at the moment.

Reaction is still coming on our write-up of Mark Thompson, a West Virginia man found in a bedroom wearing bra and panties and splattered with the blood of his neighbor's pet goat, who he had just killed.

A self-proclaimed hillbilly took offense and said Texas was in no condition to criticize.

HILLBILLY23 wrote:

This is funny to me that a reporter from Texas is making fun of hillbillys. From the state that has steers and queers. Im a proud Hillbilly that nocks down six figures and dont have to hide behind a desk and poke fun of people to make a living. The kid in this story is out of line and needs to spend some quality time with BUBBA in the cell block and get alittle of what he gives. I would also like to say that I have road a motorcycle in most states in our union , and you know what, their are REDNECK FUCKS everywhere. If you dont beleive me go out in your town and watch people. You will see that they are everywhere,not just in WV.

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