What I am about t say may sound a bit over the top, but you must understand that there are now a not-so-insignificant number of people who will regard their political preference above your life.
Mistaking my dissidence from your political views as “treason” and confusing my politeness with weakness and can result in death or grave bodily harm.
Harsh words? Yes, but we are now past the nice wording section of history. Harsh words may hurt the feeling, but bullets do permanent anatomical remodeling.
Hat tip to Bob Owens for the pic.