Note: The following originally appeared as a series of Tweets, regarding me trying to dial back on oversharing-while-infuriated.
Apparently, I’ve lost some follows by being politically angry on social media. If that’s news to you, congratulations – you don’t follow (or haven’t drawn the attention) of self-righteous trolls who collect angry-sounding sentences and spread them around out of context to rile others up against users whom they object to in some way.
My instinct on that is to be “whatever” about it, because A.) In the broader context of what I do, I honestly don’t consider my particular “angry” brand to be all that poisonous, and B.) I’m not sure how one is NOT supposed to be angry when the people you’re railing against are, increasingly, literal Nazis. Continue reading