I have to confess that it's been pleasant not having to dash home over the past month or so to delete racist burblings from some BNP sock-puppet. Comment moderation has meant that i'm not constantly checking my email for yet another wacko/deeply offensive comment.
Still, now that I'm back in harness, I guess it's time to turn comment moderation off. The vast majority of contributors to this blog are decent people (even if we have wildly different approaches to politics). Let's see how it goes