People are biased. People have personal morals and crusading agendas, which lead to political affiliations, which result in championing or, at the very least, leaning on one side of the political divide over another.
Many people are intelligent enough to recognise and admit to this. They then engage in a healthy exchange.
Others are not so fortunate. These are the people who believe they have a personal or group monopoly on the truth, while the opposing view is always a lie. As you read this last sentence, some of you might be grinning, "amen", as the monikers of forum posters are popping into your head.
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