“Our great democracies still tend to think that a stupid man is more likely to be honest than a clever man, and our politicians take advantage of this prejudice by pretending to be even more stupid than nature made them.” ― Bertrand Russell
r/politics should be demonized just as much as r/the_donald was and it's name is misleading and should be changed. r/politics convenes in the same behaviour that TD did, brigading, propaganda, harassment, misleading and user abuse. It has no place on the frontpage until reformed.
The internet is weird because a conversation between a 13 year old and a 36 year old can feel completely normal and not creepy because they’re both just usernames talking to each other.