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Phoenix Jones
Yesterday I posted about Seattle "superhero" Phoenix Jones and how a video he recorded early Sunday morning is being used by Seattle Police

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Comment(s) of the Day: Phoenix Jones is Awesome and You're a Spineless Piece of Crap

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Phoenix Jones
Yesterday I posted about Seattle "superhero" Phoenix Jones and how a video he recorded early Sunday morning is being used by Seattle Police as part of the investigation of a shooting in Pioneer Square. And, yes, I pointed out with no lack of snark that Seattle Weekly has questioned Jones'- shall we say - superpowers in the past.

This questioning of a beloved Seattle crime fighting institution led to a torrent of negative comments. Here are some of the highlights ...

Seattle Mom writes:

hey matt- must feel real good that most of the people that read this think your a piece of spineless crap - way to go dude you must feel proud about now, way to support our city and the people who care about it

Nick writes:

wow journal media taking a shot at people who actually get off a pedestal....Boy all that time spent in school earning a degree to gossip and bully. What a profession maybe you're next article can shine light on the moral ethics of people who have a keyboard and wicked distaste for anything bigger then themselves. Congratulations Matt Driscoll you've spoken to the masses now do us a big favor and pipe down.

Caligula Caeser writes:

YOUR SUCH A GREAT WRITER THAT YOU CANT MAKE THE PAPER PRINTING A POSITIVE STORY SO YOU HAVE TO MAKE THE WORST OUT OF SOMETHING MEANT TO BE LOOKED UP FOR .... DO YOU REALIZE PHOENIX'S SUIT AINT BULLET PROOF AND COULD HAVE WELL GOTTEN SHOT HIMSELF AND STILL PUT HIMSELF IN THE LINE VOLUNTEERING HIS OWN LIFE? WHEN DID HERO'S SUDDENLY ENCOUNTER SUPER POWER TO REALLY RUN LIKE THE SPEED OF LIGHT OR SUPER STRETCHED ARMS TO DO EVERYTHING AT ONCE .... SERIOUSLY DUDE YOUR ARTICLE OF BLASPHEMY IS A TOTAL FAIL .... IM A VILLAN TELLING YOU THIS ... SEE, I GIVE CREDIT WHERE IT IS DUE HOWEVER ... VIVAT CALIGULA .... VIVAT ROMA

DL Lionheart writes:

Do you want block watches or not? Are the police omnipresent? Can we afford to have them on every street corner and park? The critics of the Superhero Movement are contemptable. Critics are not addressing these issues. Critics are not contributing solutions to crime, theft and murder. The true "whores" of society offer only sarcasm without substance. Pleasing only themselves--they are intellectual masterbaters--I wish they'd just find a closet. ......Phoenix Jones is a block watch with flair and originality. There's a genuine risk in what he is doing and if he gets publicity, fame and even fortune for it...well, he deserves it! Jealousy speaks more against the critic than it says about the target. Phoenix has been on a learning curve and watching the kinks get worked out has some entertainment value. But in the end, Phoenix should have much to teach in balancing (1) safety, (2) cooperation with law enforcement, and (3) crime reduction. .....Meanwhile, let's watch the critics on this thread expose themselves as the incompetent do-nothings they are......

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