I’m a big believer in free speech. Society cannot be free and prosperous without it.

Yet, social media is making me feel like some of us can’t handle it.

Most of you heard or read about basketball star LeBron James’s “You’re next” Tweet from Wednesday, April 21st, which targeted Officer Nicholas Rearden who shot and killed 16 year old Ma’Khia Bryant in Columbus, Ohio the prior afternoon.

LeBron deleted his tweet later on Wednesday, after a lot of criticism due to the shooting’s circumstances- Miss Bryant mid-swing, wielding a knife at another teenager, for instance. …

Patrick McCorkle

I am a recent college graduate with a major in Political Science, History and Spanish who has a keen interest in politics. theprimacyofpolitics.blogspot.com

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