Ramesh Ponnuru asks a great question. Here’s my answer:

  1. Imagine the stupidest possible opinion on one side of an issue.
  2. Imagine the stupidest possible opinion on the other side of that issue.
  3. Congratulations! You now know what 97% of people on social media think.
  4. Now, choose your follows from the other 3% of social media users.
  5. You’re welcome.
Alan Jacobs @ayjay