Human nature is generally to criticize first, then compliment if personal biases don’t get in the way. I’m sure racism came into play for some, but i also suggest that her treatment has been no different from that experienced by Obama, Trudeau, and so many others. Many seem to believe that ‘hair’ is more important than skills, abilities, or achievements. Such behaviour has nothing to do with the internet. Gossip, rumour-mongering, and demonization have been affecting people for millennia. The Internet is merely the double-edged sword by which people can act out their ignorance to a wider audience. Einstein said that genius is limited, while stupidity has no limits (paraphrased).