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While the majority of comments will be published if they are not abusive and on-topic, moderating choices are subjective. Since of the volume of reader remarks, we can not examine individual moderation decisions with readers
We moderate comments. Our objective is to offer substantive commentary for a basic readership. By evaluating submissions, we provide an area where readers can share smart and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
We follow the same requirements for taste as the day-to-day newspaper. A few things we wont tolerate: personal attacks, profanity, indecency, obscenity (including letters and curs followed by dashes), commercial promo, impersonations, incoherence, shouting and proselytizing. Dont consist of URLs to Web sites.