We’re all tribals now

Something you figure out very quickly about politics is that you’re expected to treat it as a team sport. Once you pick your team, any disloyalty, perceived or actual, is treated very harshly by your teammates. This is a phenomenon not particular to any political party or ideology either. Over time, I’m come to realize that it manifests itself in ways far less obvious than blatant partisanship. Here’s a few of the behaviors I’ve seen emerge. The other¬†team can do no right. This mindset is one of rarely defending or…