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dotComments: Who’s the rude one?

Meredith Carroll’s Oct. 21 column, “Random acts of rudeness,” triggered an onslaught of criticism from online readers of The Aspen Times last week. Many took the columnist to task for her own actions, though she was focused on what she considered the rude behavior of others.

Said one:

Another offered this:

While most readers who took time to comment had little sympathy for Carroll, there was this in her defense:

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Last week’s follow-up about the Basalt woman who was attacked after getting off a bus in Basalt at 3 a.m. last summer also prompted comment. The woman is still seeking her attacker and is warning other women that the Roaring Fork Valley has changed, and not for the better.

Responded one reader:

But another countered:

There was also this:

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On the topic of transportation, there was this, in response to a letter to the editor about light rail:

The prospect of only two lanes of traffic crossing the new Maroon Creek Bridge while Aspen wrestles with its entrance solution also sparked comment:

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Finally, regarding two men who stopped to help a State Patrol trooper who was shot and wounded in the line of duty last week, there was this:

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