that there is probably a higher expectation for moderators to consider the nature, weight, influence, and impact of the comments they make and the positions they take.
This has never been the case. It's been talked about in the mod forum many times. There is no, and will never be, and expecation that mods conduct themselves different from other posters.
The mod stuff is a non-starter. If you want to bitch about me, bitch about me as a poster.
"Dids: Bad comment about a guy who was likely about to die"
Isn't the case in the least. How about "factual statement that wasn't flattering about the guy who was dying".
You really should stop.