Monday, October 21, 2019

The South Starts Here

You know, as a kid who grew up without electricity, a telephone or indoor plumbing, it continues to amaze me that I posted a picture of a sign in front of a gas station/store down on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, added some thoughts of my own, and several hundred thousand people saw it and shared it and debated it and cared about it one way or the other. And those remarks of mine also created a response from some quarters that was downright vile, the sort of mean-spirited mindlessness that internet trolls thrive on. There are those people who generate a lot of heat, but zero amount of light.

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