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