Yep. Don’t get it either.
they did not want another pitbull thread.
Sorry, but it's my job:
Shutdown = noun
Shut down = verb
further evidence were witnessing the slow-slow quick death of Free Republic. FR offered a fresh perspective on American news in the 1990s and 2000s, and an abundance of articulate, well written conservative posters. Today its become a pit stop for self-promoting bloggers, and the remaining handful of old timers (moderators) who cant grasp whats happening among the right side of news portal websites. The Liberty Daily, Citizen Free Press, and Dan Bongino seem to be attracting lots of newer, younger supporters to their sites, but we see nothing like that at FR. The original posters frustration is just one cause of this, and asking the fewer and fewer that still come here for 90 thousand in donations every 90 days is another.
When a dog bites a man, that is not news, because it happens so often. But if a man bites a dog, that is news.
John B. Bogartto, New York Sun editor. Attributed in Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations, 16th edition, 1992, p. 554.