The question in question: What is a less offensive synonym for "hypocrite"?
It was closed as "not constructive." (it also got downvoted). Why? There's a fairly similar question that not only stayed open, but got a good amount of upvotes:
From Shog9's "question" on single word requests:
Is my first impulse to reach for a dictionary / thesaurus / Google?
I tried to find the right word in a thesaurus, to no avail. I also posted a link to it on my question.
Can I say with reasonable certainty what the correct answer would look like?
I tried specifying exactly what I wanted in the question and the comments.
Is this question interesting, unique, thought-provoking?
This is of course a lot more subjective, but I don't see why it isn't.