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Writer and comic Steve Hyden, like many of us, has had enough of the basket of deplorables on the internet.

Yes, that's the official collective noun.

For Hyden, exchanges with hostile, unprovoked strangers sum up the internet.

Here are the original exchanges between Amos Posner and his would be detractor.

Oh well then, your a-holery is absolved.

Their exchange continued, and, if anything, escalated.

Your point being?

Dude seriously.

That appears to have been the end of their exchange.

Posner continued to Tweet about it in response to contact from other strangers, some sympathetic, others less so.

In addition is Posner's reaction to the online responses he's received since Hyden and others brought him to public attention.

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