"I joined this group with a genuine open mind having met political opposites before, finding more common ground than I might expect and forming long lasting friendships despite ideological differences. Any surprise I did experience pointed in the wrong direction as it seems things are worse than I thought. I wrote earlier that I used to think that trump supporters were “backward, inward looking, and racist”. Were I to re-evaluate my views of Trump supporters based on the time I’ve spent in the group, the only thing that would change would be the addition of deluded and vindictive to that list."
I’m a Lefty and I Joined a Trump Supporters Facebook Group: Here’s what I learned
by: Blakeley Nixon
I, like many people in the modern world, get most of my news from social media. Twitter and Facebook keep me informed, help form my opinions, reinforce deeply held beliefs and, on a few occasion, rid…