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user-inactivated  ·  1606 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Trump's on TV right now talking about pulling out of the Paris Agreement.

Around here, we wear our politics on our sleeve, but somehow Trump has muddied the waters. You honestly don't know how people voted unless you ask them point blank because people on both sides jumped party lines for a number of reasons. It's also interesting, because the political discussions we get in now are much more superficial than they used to be, but at the same time they're also much more emotionally charged. Even just trying to disengage and change the subject can be a challenge.

WanderingEng  ·  1605 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Yes! This is like what I've seen. Co-workers who were 100% anti-Obama and 100% pro-Republican party (implicitly pro-Boehner but really just pro-Fox News) are tight lipped about politics or even making jokes critical of Trump.

I suspect it isn't just that people jumped ship at the voting booth but also some who voted for Trump but dislike the outcome.

oyster  ·  1606 days ago  ·  link  ·  

    Even just trying to disengage and change the subject can be a challenge

Ya I fully intend to just play dumb when push comes to shove.