The question has been asked of me many times of late
Who is this annoying Hamilton fellow? To which it has been often postulated that he or she is in fact just a thinly disguised Tory shill. A proposition we shall now examine in greater detail.
Just to be clear a shill is
a person who publicizes or praises something or someone for reasons of self-interest, personal profit, or friendship or loyalty. Is this John Hamilton identity attempting to do this for Tory (conservative) self-interest?
Given the number of times that the Conservative (Tory) councillors have been made to look less than stellar by bloggers it would seem reasonable that they might try a new way of "getting a handle" on us. After all, screaming
liar,liar when Thanet Star published that the chief exec was going to pocket Ј230,000 did not work out too well, especially when the published accounts finally backed me up to the penny.
Whatever the John Hamilton identity might or might not be according to the Thanet Star policies and general netiquette (which I suggest this person lacks) his comments make this user a troll. That is
a person who makes inflammatory comments to provoke a strong reaction. Trolls are often lonely and pathetic people, lacking in any perception of power over their lives which they make up for by using the pseudo-anonymity of the web to manipulate the feelings of others.
But is this troll also a shill?
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