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“Why do people insist we all be loyal soldiers at precisely the time we need robust internal debate the most?”

Because “we” don’t have an onboarding certification process for genuine, invested leftists, and it’s really easy for trolls to derail conversations — or if not trolls, then … tourists, for lack of a better word, to come in, make demands of explanation or education, then flounce out when it looks like it’s too much work.

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