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OnTheOtherHand Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-23-09 05:40 AM
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69. I couldna care less
I've encountered many people in election integrity work who act in ways that, to me, don't constitute "good faith." They may be abusive; they may be narcissistic; they may be astonishingly slipshod with facts; in some cases they seem to be sociopathic. Nevertheless, in many cases it seems unsafe to assume that the points they raise are incorrect. If I set out to disagree with all the crazy people, pretty soon I will notice that there are crazy people on every side of issue after issue, so the strategy doesn't work.

This guy(?) linked to an article, and it has sparked a bunch of handwringing posts about his motivations for doing so. I find that very, very unimpressive and uninteresting. Unfortunately, the article isn't very interesting, either. So the thread is pretty much a social psych case study at this point.
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