I’m in shock. I never thought this could actually happen. I write this blog to get in the habit of having something say, but I have nothing to say that can make this better. Sometimes I don’t know what to say because I’m white and male: there are times anything I could say would just … More What can I say? Nothing.
It’s happened again: someone’s made an inflammatory comment on what’s clearly a totally reasonable Facebook post, and you feel your face start to flush. You have two choices: let them have it (“it” being a polite and measured rebuttal, of course) or walk away. The problem is that neither approach is really satisfying. The problem … More What to do when internet arguments suck you in