But then something else hits you: the anger in her messages and the vitriol in her words must sound, to you, exactly like your anti-Palin/anti-McCain rants sound to her. And yet, she still sends you pictures of her kids, asks you about your job and how your mom is doing, and hopes to see you at Thanksgiving. And so the question becomes: does the political outweigh the personal? Do you owe anyone a friendship if their views run so opposite to yours?
This is a fine line, there used to be a time when the liberal and conservative staffers might still go out for a beer together at night. I fear that time has passed. And, if it has, does that mean our Facebook profiles are the next to go?