I think there is real value, especially on most of the internet, in curation. Thread length is a sign of the heat, the controversy and the personality of some of the participants. It is frequently unrelated to how important it is.
This will not be The Answer. But it is a positive attitude and could easily help some.
They're paid to deal with people like you.
The Class Representitives are a great idea, and will help improve the feedback that classes need. What the Community Managers are paid to do is not your concern at all.
I lol-ed. Although before the end it was a sad and wistful laugh.