I’ve just learned that the nastiest bullies I’ve yet to meet in Social Media Land, the first two people I was forced to block on Facebook, are being publicly shamed for screwing their employees out of thousands of dollars. The irony of this is nothing short of astounding, because these self-righteous social justice warriors have been branding themselves as paragons of left-wing virtue for the last decade. If you live in progressive Montreal, this is every bit as riveting as that moment in 2006 when the anti-gay pastor of a megachurch was caught smoking crystal meth with a gay prostitute. I must confess that I’m finding it a little bit hard to resist the schadenfreude, because these bullies have delighted in publicly humiliating people for years. A woman I know from our reading group had a full-on breakdown after a particularly nasty Social Media Land pile-on which was orchestrated from start to finish by these two individuals. She was hospitalized a day later. Spent a few weeks in the Douglas. The damage that these two trolls have done is remarkable. But it looks like they’re getting a taste of their own medicine.
—John Faithful Hamer, The Myth of the Fuckbuddy (2017)