CBC News commenter wins argument, all other online commenters concede defeat

According to CBC News, understanding and empathy like this from online commenters has never been seen in the history of CBC.ca (CBC Photo Archive)

According to CBC News, understanding and empathy like this from online commenters has never been seen in the history of CBC.ca (CBC Photo Archive)

The normally combative atmosphere of the CBC News comment section reached a rare consensus after a particularly convincing opinion was expressed.

Under the story "Harper to Visit Saskatoon" several strident viewpoints filled the comment section until a user identifying themselves as "goleafsgo" articulated their perspective in a way that caused all other commenters to immediately admit they were wrong. Here's a few of the subsequent replies:

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When contacted about this story "goleafsgo" declined to comment as "his work was done."

Written by Scott Vrooman

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