‘Centrism’ Should NOT Be a Bad Fucking Word

Political extremists, bigots, rigid ideologues, reactionaries, hyperbolic posers, performative activists, and edgelords have all come together to gaslight Americans into believing nuance and rationalism are analogous to weakness. The good news is they represent a small portion of our citizenry. The bad news is they are really loud, controlling the narrative(s), and dragging the rest of us into their fight.