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By Steve Kenny

Let's debate right here


To the Editor:

While not surprised by the political vitriol lately on social media, I have noticed most seems to come from the left. I recently joined what seemed a reasonable exchange between two teachers (one retired) and my school friend, at which point one teacher announced she was bailing out of the debate to “save her dignity.” My friend had just politely, persuasively, and accurately made the case against further gun control in light of recent incidents. My counsel to my friend was to give it up because she had reached “fight or flight” mode.

Her sour grapes departure was a replay of countless comments I had observed over the years. In most of my observed political discuss...

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