Post-Truth Discussions

Post-Truther (after someone posted a link to an article about a convicted murderer smiling contemptuously and giving the camera the finger): This guy must die violently!

Me: It’s easy to talk about the death penalty in these situations. I once had a friend that was a strong supporter of the death penalty. Then the father of her kids committed murder. And she totally changed opinion…

Post-Truther: Bullshit!

Me: What part of what I just wrote do you think is bullshit? That I know someone that changed their opinion when it got personal? Do we know each other?

Post-Truther: What if it were your child that got robbed? I can’t understand how you can write what you’re writing!

Me: …

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