I wish I could say you are wrong, but you are not. If identity politics was so good for democracy, why would Russians use it to subvert democracy?

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I’ve personally seen the “KKK has infiltrated police” argument online, which is dangerous as it foments distrust in our institutions. Yes, with nearly 1 million police there may be a Klansman or two in there. Whatever the number, who cares? I’m sure there’s a pedophile working for the NAACP but that doesn’t make the whole institution corrupt.

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David Shuey

Writer. Researcher. Designer. Human seeking better outcomes for all. Empiricism, relevant facts, and logical arguments > simple narratives.