I lost patience with this at “Now that human progress in the form of basic civilization is hanging on by its fingernails…” What planet are you living on? Life is so good in America that we have an army of border security trying to keep out all the outsiders who want what we’ve got. Don’t paint the World so dark, just because you didn’t get the President you wanted. There are still diversity and equality issues to address, but progress has been made since I was a SJW back in the 1970’s and 80's…

I did like the line about agreeing to peacefully disagree. I do peacefully disagree with much of your article, but I went looking for common ground where we could agree. Eventually I found it: “Trekkie”!

By the way, I saw Trump waving a Rainbow flag at several of his rallies and appealing to the GLTG community to join Gays for Trump, so that may be why your friend preferred Trump to Clinton.

I work in IT, Community volunteer interested in Politics, support Capitalism as the best economic system for lifting people out of poverty, Skeptical scientist.