Originally Posted by Wonderment
Yes, he's rigid and combative and misses the whole point of reading the comments, which is to enrich oneself by paying attention to a diversity of informed opinion. That is precisely why Bob always urges Mickey to read comments.
I believe that Mickey recently said that he does occasionally scan the Comment section. But in his defense if he doesn't, not getting too caught up in how others judge you might offer him the distinct advantage of keeping his responses spontaneous and unselfconscious. If any of you have experienced the distinct privilege of being told "in confidence" exactly what "so-and-so" is saying about you, you'll understand my drift because no matter how lovable we may be, we all have our detractors.
I'm pretty sure that Mickey reads a lot and has a plenty of controversial discussions with others of differing views, so I don't believe that anything that we have to say is something he hasn't heard before. It's nice though that Bob occasionally brings up particular interesting posts during his diavlogs but I'm sure he also wants to keep closer tabs on what goes on herein because of his vested interest in the site.