So as I follow the threads posted by Tam and Roberta, we discover Douchebaggery at its finest. Thanks to Mr. Weerdbeard's investigative technique, we also discover that the "pleasant" fellow in question also has ambitions for public office:
How Deep the Rabbit Hole?
More info and a nice poster regarding this particular character, here:
Rob Russell is staying classy!
You're one hell of a guy, "Rob". I'm a conservative, and would also be more than happy to give you my address. Hell, I'll even give you the first few swings, free of charge. That rumor about me being retired career military with a wall full of combat decorations? It's just a rumor. I'm a pussycat, really.