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OldBaldy1701E

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8. "Until very recently, that's what the vast majority of Americans thought. Now it's considered bigotry."
Fri Feb 23, 2024, 06:08 PM
Feb 2024

The 'vast majority'?? Says who? And, was this 'majority' asked in a safe space or were they asked in front of their neighbors with the promise that they will be identified on the spot and in the national media before they gave their responses?

Even in my tiny southern town, it was apparent that there were two positions on this subject. The real one was that very few cared about what others were doing as long as they were not doing evil or illegal things (and the second one was subject to broad interpretation at times...), then there was the position that most everyone had when they were asked in a crowd. Face it... very few people have the spine to stand in front of the entire town and declare that they are in agreement with the people that the rest of the idiots want to kill just because those idiots are bored or in need of a scapegoat for their own sub-par lives.

Face it, we are more afraid of 'going viral' than we are stopping injustice and inequity. Alito is playing to that same mentality. He knows that anyone who disagrees with him is going to become a target. So, he is banking on that fact to keep himself from getting too crucified in social media, which equals good position these days. All of these rethugs bet on the mob to keep them from facing reality.

(You know what amazes me? These evangelicals want to go out and preach to everyone about their faith and demonize those who don't agree with them. Yet, they keep losing numbers and wonder why their faith is not growing. I am sure the fact that their 'kill everything we don't like or just want to kill because it might be fun' mentality has nothing to do with it.)

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