Wyatt Edward Gates, my fellow compassionate citizen,

What if, just hear me out, the fact that there is real human suffering at stake is exactly my point? Because so much human welfare is at stake is exactly why we need the smartest among us to try and reach those who are not only ok with children in cages but think it’s an appropriate national security measure. Some of them are even happy about it! So that is precisely why we have to compartmentalize our outrage and strategize.

Do not mistake preaching to the choir for “crying out for justice”.

Remember, “they” are most certainly not a lost cause. “They” vote. And if I need to pander to “them” I will.

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