Haters and racists thrive in darkness, and they thrive on silence. They look for approval from whatever source they can muster. For them, silence equals tacit approval.
But paying attention to haters and, moreover, standing up to them requires both constant vigilance and a keen awareness of the dangers inherent in doing so.
In my experience, the best response it to make a complete mockery of them, as a crowd of counter-protesters did several years ago in Olympia. …
- David Neiwert