One can only go by what another say and do in trying to figure out what is really behind the eyes of another.
But based on his words not just at BC but in following him elsewhere you do see a consistent theme of deep hatred and fear of his wife and how the courts intervened in his child custody battle he spoke about alot on BC and other places.
Several members on BoyChat and on a couple of members from GirlChat agreed with a lot of his political views on OtherChat(BoyChat's sub forum) But I am not someone who always agree with the philosophy of "enemy of my enemy is my friend" that has taken a hold of the CL community in the past 2 or 3 yrs.
Thanks Eeyore for your reply and insight into Common Grounds. That place was something special and sadly not many realize the power and its potential from Youth Lib and to bring us CLOSER together. And GW was not as evil as many are lead to believe towards the end.
I think Common ground downfall was more about fear that included what you stated above :(