"If a town meeting were held in real life regarding poor treatment of some member of the town, and an individual stood up and talked about dicks and drunks (possibly to distract from the discussion???...or water it down with irrelevance???)...they would be ejected from the town meeting. Here it seems to function somewhat in the reverse..."
No kidding. Good point.
Dinz, Aud, Coff - I like you guys (and gal).
(Not meaning to lighten or retardize the sentiment of this thread. I agree with everything you guys said)