Two sides to every story, etc.
Since a lot of people seem to be counting, the Kinsella threat-of-whatever is not new, and has not been confined to four bloggers (Brooks, Ianism, Shamrocks, Daimnation).
Please refer to this old apology at Let It Bleed, and note:
- Bob Tarantino is a lawyer as well
- Apology appears to have been made a full calendar year after the original post was made
- If you consider defamation to be a "shades of grey" thing, rather than black/white, Bob's apology appears to be for comments rather more defamatory than what Brooks, Ian, and Patrick wrote.
Sorry to Bob if he was hoping it would stay there. Maybe now this statement, about me in July, makes a little more sense to everyone else:
...plus, Jerry sometimes wonders whether Kinsella is a [deleted on advice of counsel].