Empathy and dumb bastards
I’m plagiarizing Umair Haque! A little bit. I never thought I would.
My entire life I’ve advocated for empathy. I consider myself an empathetic person. I could never accept dismissing or degrading a person, let alone millions of people, based on their political views. In fact, I’m convinced that the likes of Hilary Clinton make a terrible mistake and lose elections when they label their opponents “deplorables”. That’s just arrogant.
75 million people voted for Trump. I estimate that 100 million Russian people support Putin. They are many decent people in…