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My Friend, With Whom I Disagree

Listening to Mr. Obama’s speech last night while following Twitter was a brand new thing for me—and much invigorating (so tweetful). To respond to phrases and gestures in real-time, and to see other responses, felt like I was hearing the speech in a room crowded with passionate and at times silly people.


GOP friends got all huffy and defensive and exercised:

While the other side went self-congratulatory:

What pleased me most was the rapid-fire dissenting opinions and funny stuff happening right before my eyes—in a way that actually helped me pay attention to the words. I like hearing both sides in real-time.


Image credit: @nick_pants via latimes

Written by kirkistan

January 29, 2014 at 9:25 am

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