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Posted inOpinion

COMMENTARY: The real message.

These days, to make a mark, you don’t need a message, just attitude! Preferably a bad attitude. You don’t need to stand for anything, have a plan or agenda, just be mean. Sound tough. Judge people harshly. Say horrible things about people you don’t like or who don’t have the same beliefs as you. You […]