It’d be useful if we could figure out why, and maybe set up some kind of counter-programming. Because, seriously: people simply DO NOT, say, refuse to go onto airplanes anymore because the pilot is black. If you’re the kind of person who uncritically believes that sort of thing about the Left, you’re at best a goofball.
…PS Ooh, let me forestall a troll or two: every four years I fall for a story about election-themed violence. Because, you know, I’m a goofball* like that. Although I still say that an actual police report should be exculpatory…
*Annoying, isn’t it? – I mean, that I can say things like that about myself and get away with it (obviously, this comment is directed at my lurkers). It’s all about having self-confidence, boychiks; can’t teach it, but it’s not hard to get. You just have to be willing to like yourself.
Ah, well, that’s where it breaks down for a lot of people. Also:
…I dunno why. My instincts tell me to put up the button. It’s not something that you can quantify.