This is great. As I have said before, in Chicago where I live it’s much easier to be gay or transgendered or some other abbreviated pseudonym than be a conservative. I know people that will not associate with my wife and I simply because we are libertarian and vote on the R side of the ballot.
I love how open minded they are…..not. But, I find most liberals very narrow when it comes to this sort of thing.
Helen Smith wrote a great piece here.
One important way of coping is to realize how many conservatives and libertarians are out there and connect with them. I spent some time out in California last month and was amazed and delighted to see so many people who had a similar take on politics as myself. We ate dinner, went to events and shared stories about our experiences as right-leaning individuals in left-leaning professions. It was refreshing and good for my emotional health.
Read the whole thing.