The New York Times had an Op-Ed yesterday complaining about anonymous trolls on blogs who post inflammatory messages to get a reaction:

Trolling, defined as the act of posting inflammatory, derogatory or provocative messages in public forums, is a problem as old as the Internet itself, although its roots go much farther back.

What do we call non-anonymous trolls who post inflammatory, derogatory or provocative messages in public forums to get a reaction?

Frank Rich
Maureen Dowd
Gail Collins
Nicholas Kristof
Paul Krugman

And what do we call the place which pays for such non-anonymous trolling?

The Gray Lady

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