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user-inactivated  ·  1408 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Sense of Alienation

    It feels like in order to be liberal in Seattle you have to hit all these mandatory check boxes and if you miss even one you automatically get thought of as a dirty conservative and have values you dont believe in assigned to you.

This is why virtue signaling pisses me off. All these judgemental pricks are out there with their hashtags and facebook filters, yet when it comes time to get off your ass and actually DO SOMETHING they are too busy drowning in Netflix and twitter drama. I have a shit-ton of anger right now, and there is a real part of me that wants to sit back and say "I told you mother fuckers, I fucking told you!" while I watch it all burn. But like that quote in the movie with the talking tree and squirrel, I care about the country because I'm one of the assholes who has to live in it.

Life will go on. The fights will materialize. And those of us left that still give a shit will have to step up a bit more than expected if we want to leave the place better than we found it.

OftenBen  ·  1408 days ago  ·  link  ·  

francopoli 2020. I'd vote for you.

user-inactivated  ·  1408 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Sadly I'm a single, never married, non-church-going, foul mouthed, ugly motherfucker and therefore unelectable. But I can write checks and make phone calls for the guy/gal with charisma who CAN win.