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
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