Many on the Left have bashed on 'journalists' and 'columnists' who carp about the incivility of lefty bloggers. Excellent posts have been written about it and great thought has been put into them:
I'll make it short and sweet:
The time for civility is over. Our nation is on the balls of its ass and there is no time to play nice. The gloves are off.
Civil discourse got us into this mess. It's time to clean it up and if it means we do it at the point of a gun, so be it.