Side Step: Trolls
It's really quite simple, folks, and never had to be complicated. This is MY Substack page. If you want to leave comments, I am more than happy to read your feedback. However, if you're using the comment space here in an effort to troll me because I blocked you after repeated negative interactions on another app or social media network, then your comment will be deleted, you will be banned from the page, and I will move on with my day.
Not, however, before screencapturing every single interaction and stashing them away collectively in a folder on my laptop, so that later on I can pull up the entire body of the exchanges, from private messages to public postings, to demonstrate to what lengths you're apparently willing to go in order to get under the skin of someone with whom you socio-politically disagree.
I am willing to stand behind my statements and own up to having made them. I do not dissemble, obfuscate, or hide behind the veil of anonymity. If I'm wrong, prove me wrong, I'll listen/read. If you want to lie about me, however, prepare for a long lurch.
Some have advised I not take this bait, as 'dealing with dogs will just leave you with their fleas', to paraphrase my friend Jake. But my reputation and ethics will not be set aside to be stepped all over because one or two trolls decided to try and have funsies with me.
You make a claim about me?
Be prepared to back it up.
I'll share my own posts and commentary from wherever, whenever.
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