“Shut up,” he said; or a political discussion with a Progressive

A Progressive who’s losing ground in a political discussion always has one go-to debating tactic — silencing the opposition

shut up progressive political discussion This one’s short:

PROGRESSIVE: Trump is a dangerous authoritarian.

ME: Name one authoritarian thing he’s done.

PROGRESSIVE: That’s not what we’re talking about. You’re changing the subject.

ME: You said, “Trump is a dangerous authoritarian.” Tell me one authoritarian thing he’s done or that his supporters have asked for.

PROGRESSIVE: Shut up. You don’t know what you’re talking about.