Tag: toxic politics

The Facebook HIDE button: Saving friendships right and left by taking a Politics Break

If you declare to a friend that you have to take a break from your friendship because you are getting to know them a little too well, then good luck and goodbye. But nowadays, the strategic use of the Facebook HIDE button can prevent it from going that far. Of course, Facebook both causes and... Read more »

Barack, We Hardly Knew Ye

In the past week, I had the very same conversation with friends of various political stripes, and the oddest thing happened each time. No one yelled, no one’s eye bulged out in hostility. Everyone agreed. The firebrand lefty, the well-heeled retiree, the young urban professional all agreed. It was so peaceful and collaborative. And rare.... Read more »