Maybe Twitter *Is* Real Life
If anything, political Twitter is underrated
One reason I wrote this piece about how
's reshaped politics grew out of conversation with
. Many lament the state of discourse, blaming political correctness, post-modernism, social justice warriors, "grievance studies," etc. But... 1/x
"Twitter is not real life," they say. I make the opposite case. Office, school, church not representative either, but they matter. Twitter's transformed politics online and off, more than most find comfortable. Trump, cancel culture, Covington, NBA, more.
You should read
's piece for
. It's very good.