Not that others weren't already busily hammerin' away.
(I was not one of those optimists; however, a load of work -- combined with a general fury and disgust at the whole dreadful thing -- has kept me from commenting, so you'll just have to take my word on it.)
For what it's worth: a couple of comments that I did think worthwhile: MGK and PZ.
Now, I'm going to return to thinking about something that doesn't make me want to throw up.
[UPDATE] This comment from Adam Serwer is also good.
[UPDATE] And this, via Boing Boing too (just surveying, mind):
[UPDATE] And this, at Bouphonia.