The L.A. Times publishes a column about atheists, and you can't beat the opening paragraph.
I can't stand atheists -- but it's not because they don't believe in God. It's because they're crashing bores.
And drawing to his conclusion -
What primarily seems to motivate atheists isn't rationalism but anger -- anger that the world isn't perfect, that someone forced them to go to church as children, that the Bible contains apparent contradictions, that human beings can be hypocrites and commit crimes in the name of faith. The vitriol is extraordinary.