freedom of speech… unless you’re elected

Why is it that I see the same people angrily lecturing me to respect their right to express themselves then get outraged when I express my own perspectives. Am I not also entitled to a personal opinion, or did I abdicate that right by being elected? Public debate should be about sharing ideas and stories, not name-calling and personal insults. It’s a sad commentary on our society that we cannot have a public dialogue without some people being abusive and rude. Please, let’s have a debate of ideas without judging the people in the debate.



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