- (Internet slang) Someone who posts to an internet forum or newsgroup, claiming to share its goals while deliberately working against those goals, typically, by claiming “concern” about group plans to engage in productive activity, urging members instead to attempt some activity that would damage the group’s credibility, or alternatively to give up on group projects entirely.
Washington Post columnist David S. Broder is worried for Republicans. If you find that laughable, then you’ll LOL over his rambling piece in which he worries that those evil, swastika wearing health care protesters could be a big problem for Republicans. The problem for Republicans isn’t people attending town hall meetings to tell their Representatives that they’re off their rocker for supporting H.R. 3200, it’s how to get those people to pull the lever for the person with the (R) beside their name next year.
Stroking Rage Over Health Reform Could Prove Dangerous for Republicans – [Washington Post]