Got two more comments from Anonymous #1. The last word?
|Divisive and inflammatory?|
That's a classic cop-out, experienced by Mohandas Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., and countless other social protesters. It's a rhetorical twist to shift the focus away from what is being protested to how it's being protested, and thereby distract from the bigger issue, the real issue.
"Well, I guess Kaepernick's right, but I can't support him because he won't stand during the anthem."
And it's fascinating to learn that I enjoy our divided country, I'm a perpetuator of disgust, and I'm a destructive non-builder of bridges! Wow! I must make amends. Watch for future posts where I tackle such topics as baking cookies, bird watching, and singing Kumbaya in three-part harmony.