"My comment on the recent story concerning the blatently racist UVA student who was calling, for all intents and purposes, a return to segregation, was intended as both irony and sarcasm. Yet whoever you have monitoring comments on this story took it literally and chose to not simply remove the post or temporarily suspended my posting privileges but instead issued an outright ban on my IP address and remove all of the hundreds of comments I have made over the years.
"I find such a reaction to be antithetical to what I and so many others have come to believe your site stands for. It is what one might expect from Twitter or Facebook.
"Your consideration and review of this matter would be greatly appreciated and simply because I feel I have made meaningful contributions in the past but have have developed relationships with several of my fellow contributors over the years."