Lunch with my friend Paul, the Trump Supporter

So as I suggested to others, I decided to sit and break bread with my friend Paul who is an ardent Trump supporter.

I thought the discussion was going to get into weeds of what he believed and what I believed, and we’d need a team of fact checkers just to be able to agree on whether it was Monday or Tuesday.

It was a completely different meeting.  We Continue reading

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My friend Paul, Trump supporter

So I had an experience with my friend Paul who is an ardent Trump supporter which I’m not proud of.  It was shortly after the incident in Charlottesville, VA. There was a free speech rally on the Commons in Boston.  He had gone apparently and I heard him say something that really upset me.

It created a visceral reaction in me.

I said to him “if you support the Nazis we are going to have a problem.”  Now I’m one of the most peaceful anti-violence guys I know, but I felt the need to stand up for Heather Heyer the young woman who was killed, to stand up for Continue reading

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