The Huffington Post is going to force commenters to use their real names. http://gigaom.com/2013/08/21/huffington ... -comments/
“Trolls are just getting more and more aggressive and uglier
and I just came from London where there are rape and death threats,” Huffington said in comments to reporters after a speech at Hubspot’s Inbound 2013 conference in Boston. The changeover will come in mid-September, she said.
I'm guessing that if El Pres ever did this there would be no commenters at all in a week's time because, well, you know, they wouldn't be anonymous... Also, the "Confessions" blog would dry up....