That said, in looking over the church news and opinion site he posted on, I was shocked at the level of vitriol on display from all over. These are posted by people with whom I would probably agree on most things, but good heavens! I understand that anger begets anger and contempt begets contempt, but the over-the-top stuff that the extremes of both Evangelicals and Liberals post about each other beggars description. After reading just a few posts, I feel like there is no place left in the whole Church where ordinary, sane people can discuss anything.
In short, I agree that Liberals are intent on turning The UMC into something awful, but I wouldn't put these guys in charge, either. Revolution begets counter-revolution; it's an old story. And who will pastor the flock when all the angry people are done with it? Someone has to be able to stand for all the right things without gibbering in rage.