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Why Was A Free and Independent Media Rooting For a Hate Crime and Subsequent Narrative? #2915101
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The deference given to veterans is insane. They signed up, did their job and got paid for it. Fine.
Re: Why Was A Free and Independent Media Rooting For a Hate Crime and Subsequent Narrative? [Re: Coat Hanger] #2915118
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An opinion piece written by an executive assistant? You've got to be able to do better.

Re: Why Was A Free and Independent Media Rooting For a Hate Crime and Subsequent Narrative? [Re: Coat Hanger] #2915124
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The story isn't over yet. It just looks real bad so far.

As for the opinion piece about people coming to their conclusions prior to an arrest, I've already seen several of those. Some have taken this theme, and others have taken the opposing theme - that it was immoral to even critically consider the veracity of the victim's story in the first place.

Re: Why Was A Free and Independent Media Rooting For a Hate Crime and Subsequent Narrative? [Re: GDaddy] #2915125
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You read weird stuff. Do you actively seek out the dumbest opinions possible?

Liberal media I was exposed to was saying this guy's story was fishy from the jump and were hesitant to make much of it.

Re: Why Was A Free and Independent Media Rooting For a Hate Crime and Subsequent Narrative? [Re: bird.] #2915129
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shrug I like to look at different viewpoints from different sources. One piece tends to lead to another, often from the opposing view.

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Re: Why Was A Free and Independent Media Rooting For a Hate Crime and Subsequent Narrative? [Re: GDaddy] #2915136
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Any opinion piece that actually argues "that it was immoral to even critically consider the veracity of the victim's story in the first place" was not worth your time.

It's good to consider opposing POVs and opinions, but not dumb ones.

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Re: Why Was A Free and Independent Media Rooting For a Hate Crime and Subsequent Narrative? [Re: bird.] #2915160
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Do you consider every opinion piece you read or watch to be "not dumb"? I doubt that.

You can't know an opinion is dumb prior to seeing/hearing it. Now to be sure, I sometimes don't get very far into some of these articles or vids before deciding its something I've heard before, but sometimes a rationale or explanation crops up that makes some sense. Even if not in the direction the author intended.


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They hate America and Americans
Nothing is less American than worshipping a draft dodger/criminal.

Re: Why Was A Free and Independent Media Rooting For a Hate Crime and Subsequent Narrative? [Re: GDaddy] #2915163
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Originally Posted By: GDaddy
Do you consider every opinion piece you read or watch to be "not dumb"? I doubt that.

You can't know an opinion is dumb prior to seeing/hearing it. Now to be sure, I sometimes don't get very far into some of these articles or vids before deciding its something I've heard before, but sometimes a rationale or explanation crops up that makes some sense. Even if not in the direction the author intended.



I have read several pro Trump opinion pieces. Touche.

Still, you often frame your opposition as if all Democrats are FecalFace. I think you'd be less likely to make that mistake if you considered fewer bad opinions.

Re: Why Was A Free and Independent Media Rooting For a Hate Crime and Subsequent Narrative? [Re: Coat Hanger] #2915165
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A threat response is a potent trigger for motivated reasoning.

"People who are right a lot listen a lot, and they change their mind a lot. . . . . They wake up and reanalyze things and change their mind. If you don't change your mind frequently, you're going to be wrong a lot."
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^^^

To whatever extent VonCoat's original question is legitimate, this is the correct answer.

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Originally Posted By: bird.
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Do you consider every opinion piece you read or watch to be "not dumb"? I doubt that.

You can't know an opinion is dumb prior to seeing/hearing it. Now to be sure, I sometimes don't get very far into some of these articles or vids before deciding its something I've heard before, but sometimes a rationale or explanation crops up that makes some sense. Even if not in the direction the author intended.



I have read several pro Trump opinion pieces. Touche.

Still, you often frame your opposition as if all Democrats are FecalFace. I think you'd be less likely to make that mistake if you considered fewer bad opinions.


Well, whenever a comment is made that "nobody is saying that" it's only sometimes true. Meanwhile, we did have a shtload of people from sides of the controversy who prematurely committed to their opinions.


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Originally Posted By: GDaddy
Meanwhile, we did have a shtload of people from sides of the controversy who prematurely committed to their opinions.


And that was dumb of them to do. I stayed away from those threads. Did you?

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You're in one now. Isn't that why (and how) you criticized the credibility of the author of the piece in the OP?

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