Iiiii'm noticing that I don't judge political candidates strictly on their merits but on who their strongest supporters are. Like if there are two candidates and I agree with both of their platforms, I'll go for the one whose supporters I feel the most empathetic towards. I'm assuming this is normal?
It's just like the phenomenon I always talk about: You like a thing but you find that thing's fanbase insufferable so you end up disliking that thing because you don't want to be seen as "one of those" (referring to the insufferable fans.)
I think my issue with /insufferable fandoms/ is the groupthink and tendency to lock out any even moderately dissenting discussion? Also if we're talking for TV/videogame fandoms, the tendency to start replacing canon with fanon and getting upset when fanon gets violated because they thought their fanon was canon.
Also I think I mentioned this before, but the thing that's sitting weird about Bernie's campaign for me is that the middle-class, youngish, college educated white kids that are really backing him aren't really the people hardest hit by the wage inequality he's championing against, and I'm not sure it's entirely altruism that's leading them to back Bernie (although this is less turning me off of Bernie's campaign/platform and more just deepening my alienation towards Young Millennials).
(also fwiw the OMG IF MY CANDIDATE LOSES THE WORLD WILL LITERALLY END mentality gets kind of adsfasdofu to watch once you've grown out of it.).
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oh that reminds me
I saw some superbowl ad I think and it was about gay people doing gay things but like
it made too little fucking sense to be offensive for perpetuating stereotypes?
also maintenance said they were gonna install new outlets last week so I cleaned my apartment
but then they didn't get to it today and now I have mountains of trash everywhere because I haven't been taking it out do to ankle being fucky
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just got the puppybabymonkey commercial on youtWHAT IS THIS HORSESHIT. ARE THESE JOKES? THERE ARE NO PUNCHLINES. IT'S JUST A FEVERISH COLLECTION OF DISJOINTED IMAGERY AND APHASIC MENTAL VOMIT. WHAT THE HELL ARE THESE EVEN ADVERTISING.