Earlier this week, actress and Fox News contributor Stacey Dash retweeted a relatively mild example of the love notes that fill her Twitter mentions every day.

Actor William Shatner was tagged in that tweet and the flood of replies that followed. “Does this happen all the time?” he asked.

Every. Single. Time.

Shatner must be new to the nastygrams hurled at Dash for the grave offense of being a conservative minority woman who won’t shut up and make liberals their sammiches. Here’s a recent one that’s typical of the sludge she has to wade through:

https://twitter.com/Goochi_Quintana/status/474220660059688961

That coward didn’t even use her handle.

Twitchy has covered many more examples:

To say the least.