Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden caused a bit of an uproar when he told an auto worker he was "full of shit" during a campaign stop in Detroit on March 10th. While many on the right (and some on the left) thought he should have restrained himself, I -- not being the biggest Biden fan in the country -- felt immense relief that someone was finally saying what needed to be said.
I was an addict for about a decade before I realized it.
As I write this, I’ve been sober for 685 days. And I have thought about drinking for each one of those 685 days.
You see it on Facebook, in the comments both on posts stressing the need for COVID-19 preparedness and also on posts making fun of the panic-buying it’s encouraged. You see it on Reddit, in threads discussing a world leader’s reaction (good or bad) to the disease. You see it especially on Twitter, where it seems like the forced brevity of responses lends itself to the rapid firing of whatever enters your mind right then and there.