Is our own camp ever engaged in “playing politics,” or is this proclivity exclusive to our opposition?
Do we ever accuse a person of just wanting to get attention or having too much time on his or her hands even if we concur with his or her point of view?
Do we ever bother to highlight that a person may not be a trained expert on a particular subject even if we like what he or she has to say about it, or do we simply tout them for their intelligence and common sense while saving our doubts about expertise and qualification for those whose views we find less palatable?
Do people we respect ever flip-flop, or do they invariably possess the laudable elasticity of mind to adjust to new realities?
Collectively speaking, are the media ever anywhere except in the pocket of our enemy?
Are the minority of ostensibly racist or violent nutjobs within our own ranks ever anything but a few isolated extremists that lurk within every organization, and are a similarly-sized minority of kooks in the opposing camp ever anything but symptomatic and representative of that entire movement?
Are members of our own tribe ever engaged in fear-mongering, or do they always raise legitimate concerns by definition?
Do we ever demand the same amount of evidence to support a claim that happens to jibe with our belief system versus one that does not?
Are we ever willing and able to draw a distinction between full and partial comparison if we consider the individual at the receiving end of such comparison to be our ally?
Will we ever learn to apply our own logic equally in all directions, if only to avoid coming across as capsized wingnuts afflicted with a bizarre predilection to shoot ourselves in the foot with it?