“I don’t know why anybody would hate me”, then does just the thing that gets people to hate him. “Poor me, I just want your love”. Gets love. It’s not a master manipulator though. It would be almost adorable in a drunk grandpa way if he also didn’t have the Presidential Seal in front of him. But some people like drunk cranky grandpa. (I know he “doesn’t drink because backstory”, just sayin’)

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I also advertise on FB (its actual value is questionable but there’s not a lot of choices for exposure. Adwords maybe but that’s more random) but I didn’t know they still allowed racial targeting due to a scandal involving housing and targeting whites-only (which is illegal in the USA). Maybe the tweaked it and still allow it… and i know it’s part of demographic targeting… but I still don’t like it. I have Hispanic Affinity btw apparently. I’m ok with that, although I’m not hispanic.

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It’s a part of a family of internet discourse styles. Rules of debate have morphed and changed over time as all things do although it’s mostly unchanged from Usenet days, except perhaps the Fallacy list has grown exponentially and the informals are de facto formalized now and always growing.

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It’s sort of a strangely valid option now. Overton window (stuff that’s acceptable to talk or joke about or think about) has shifted a lot. Want chills? This Norwegian cover of “Pumped Up Kicks” has little kids singing the chorus. It’s cute except it’s also creepy if you put too much thought into it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mpbbvs1S1rg

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