I consider myself to be a pretty liberal guy but I’m a white middle class heterosexual male and…
Ken Montville

Ken, I’m with you. A similar atmosphere at Quora has led me to largely abandon it after putting in a ton of time and effort the first couple years. As a lifelong liberal pragmatist, a quintessential “Obamacrat,” my usual foils are RWNJs, but in these online communities, lines on the left have become so bright, and judgment so harsh, that it becomes exhausting being made to feel like Rush Limbaugh for having some moderate views. The policing of speech is particularly onerous.

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