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The recent US presidential election and its aftermath are very emotional for a lot of people. US society seems politically polarized like it wasn't since the civil war, and there appears to be a strong "us vs. them" mentality in many people. As a result, some people will nervously judge every word posted online meticulously looking for hidden dog ...


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It got closed because it appeared to be seeking a specific answer when you had cherry picked portions of the speech and highlighted a few sections that appeared to want to show what you wanted. Once the question was edited to remove any appearances of searching for the answer you wanted the problems it had got solved. In the end as it is now I think it is an ...


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I think your downvotes both here and there are more about your own misrepresentations or misinterpretations. You start off with a pretty aggressive tone and never stop to reflect on what others provide to you as feedback. I don't personally believe that points to the user-base here being biased, but rather the OP themselves. I was not around to witness this ...


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I don't think that such questions would be very useful for this website, because the answers would be mostly speculative. We can not read the mind of the editor who chose this picture, so we can not answer reliably what they want to intentionally convey with this image and what's just coincidence. If one really tried, then you could interpret something into ...


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As I am the source of more than one of your picked snippets, allow me to give a portion of my thought process. My first view of this question came when it had been modified at least twice. It, at that time, had two answers which I happened to feel were very well written. One was written by CDJB (of whom I cannot express my admiration enough, for their ...


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No, it's not. (See how uninformative an answer to such a q can be?) To copy my earlier comments here regarding the "Is Twitter biased" question, slightly edited for clarity: What I was trying to convey in my comments on the question before we were... ahem... interrupted (by the question being deleted) is that a question that simply asks for a ...


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Context is king, in this case in more ways than one. We get thinly-disguised opinion pieces (and some that dismiss with even the pretense of being a question) all the time. We get questions that are searching for a specific answer all the time. We get questions that, while acceptable in and of themselves, are by their nature bound to generate those kinds of ...


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