We all do better when we work together. Our differences do matter, but our common humanity matters more.
Sometimes the “them” strategy is just a narcotic to feed the beast in all of us.
All too often anger works better than answers; resentment better than reason; emotion trumps evidence. A sanctimonious, sneering one-liner, no matter how bogus, is seen as straight talk, while a calm, well-argued response is seen as canned and phony.