"oblique or ambiguous in meaning; indirect; insincere or malicious; wry"
Now, I would be thankful of an analysis on what part of my pretty clear, direct statement fits the definition of backhanded. I leave those backhanded things to cowardly personal attackers. Do proceed.
Now, baiting - I suppose this can be looked at subjectively. It is apparent that other people - NF people - managed to read the post without getting caught up in overwrought clumsy attempts to "strike back", but as we know, some fish are really easy to catch. Anything's bait.
Then it is all the worse that you couldn't come up with a better response. You know, anticipate and rebut it, psychic-like.I correctly predicted your response twice, now