When does poking the bear ever help your cause? It is a givin that they will be on the wrong side of history. The internet has made it possible for people to live in ever smaller worlds, where group-think and in-think get crazier and crazier. I wouldn't have believed this was real if not for swatting. The kind of person capable of swatting would certainly be capable of rape/death threats.
This did finally make me go watch her videos. The problem is that under this ugly set of circumstances one feels like they have to choose sides. Rather than see the heart of her content in shades of gray that it is, we feel compelled to make that black and white decision. However, it is a black and white issue when it comes to violence and threats. There is a more interesting narrative here somewhere but we are all hijacked by the "pick a side we are at war" crazy people.