Twitter (the crowd) really is its own worst enemy sometimes. All of yesterday's discourse was just... unnecessary. The dog whistle was so obvious that all anyone needed to do was block it, but instead they boosted its visibility into the stratosphere. I just... am tired of seeing the cycle.
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