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jonniedarc wrote

Yeah it's infuriating really. It's really obvious that the tone of criticism changes completely when we're talking about a person who is mentally ill, especially if they're black, where commentators will act really paternalistic and scolding. Like please, criticize what he's saying like you would anyone else and stop acting like his shitty opinions are caused by the mental illness he's bravely come forward to speak publicly about.

If anything this is a lesson in why you should never identify yourself as mentally ill to the general public because they will always use it against you somehow.