“Confirmation bias” is a powerful intoxicant, but like all inebriants, it is the enemy of clear thinking and often leads to one making a fool of oneself in public.
It is time to drop all the hysterical attempts to fire up identity politics. For a start, reaction to identity politics is one of the things that pushed people towards Trump.
So, your think preventing weary travelers from getting home from the airport will win them over to the anti-Trump cause? Think again.
Ask yourself why you never cared that these same countries ban travel by Israelis, and in some cases anyone who has even visited Israel.
There is no excuse for involving other people’s children in your politics – especially if you are a teacher. Carry on like this and it won’t be long before right-wingers start behaving in the same way.
No matter how filled with righteous indignation, every single time coalitions of Left/Liberal groups resort to violence – or consort with those who do, or excuse it – to shut down free speech they seem like the intolerant ones.