Most of you know about Redneck Hippie (aka RNH), the guy who posts over at the Tribune Forums with all kinds of attacks, insults, and rants. Well, he DID post over at the Forums until he was banned for 30 days. I have long suspected that RNH is the nom de post of Larry Kralj, a local teacher, and I said so in a post a few weeks ago. I based that assumption on (a) the political and civic beliefs of RNH and Larry, and (b) the very unique writing style of RNH and Larry (referring to the Mayor as “Primadonna,” the newspaper as “the Fibune,” the City Manager as “Jonny Lotten,” indiscriminate use of capitalization, the use of “for you see…” and so on). Apparently, I am not the only person who believes that RHN and Larry are the same person .
But…I might be wrong. Larry “called me out” over at GeeGuy’s place yesterday:
Oh, and davey, I SERIOUSLY doubt that YOU’RE the one to lecture on anynomity! You see, you’ve got some REAL problems in that reegard yourself! Have you outed anyone incorrectly today BTW???? Just wondering.
But when I asked him what he was referring to, and GeeGuy tried to get a straight answer out of him about whether he is indeed RNH, he quickly retreated to cutesy word games:
I did NOT say that I was not RNH. I said simply that I cannot “claim that title”. Now, interpret how you will.
Hey, I’ve got no problem if Larry and RNH are not the same person – if they are not, then I owe BOTH of them an apology (and readers, too). But I still think that they are the same person, and that Larry uses the RNH pseudonym at the Tribune in order to avoid possible repercussions from his employer over his bad manners and insults.
So I put it to you, readers: do you think that RNH and Larry are the same person? And if so – is it incumbent upon him to admit it?