I saw this interchange on Twitter today (that doesn’t make it ‘news’) and agreed with the conclusions. Having myself just said to a commenter here:

It’s foolish to judge a ‘side’ by its extremists, as I’m sure you agree.
A beehive staffer I follow on Twitter reported her Minister received an
“Email from the NZ Catholic Bishops distancing themselves from the Catholic Action Group who sent terrible emails against #marriageequality”

This exchange, sparked by Richard Dawkins condemning The New Statesman for publishing an article by a muslim, fits. (Apologies for the salty language, but it makes a point.):

Having now cited Twitter twice in one blog post, I’m off to have a serious talk to myself (i.e. a walk and a swim).

– P