Blogmas Day 4: Unpopular Opinions With Walt

Since I started this blog, I’ve found that people have become more and more interested in what I thought about certain topics, what my opinions are with current events, and/or my take on certain celebrities and their goings-on. On almost all occasions, I’ve found myself responding with something along the lines of “Oh, I don’t know,” or “I don’t have an opinion about that,” or “I shouldn’t have an opinion on that.” But I was thinking about this the other day, and I realized that I do have opinions (*gasp*), but I tend to just push them to the back of my mind. Why? Because as I find myself eavesdropping on conversations, I formulate my opinion on the topic at hand, but nine times out of ten, my opinion is the unpopular one, and so I just keep everything in my back pocket. Well now my back pocket is getting full, and it’s time to empty out some space and brain dump my unpopular opinions on you fine folk. (I apologize if any of these things offend anyone. But then again, #sorrynotsorry).

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Freedom of Speech v. Spreading Hate

Several months ago, Caitlyn Jenner came out as transgender, and revealed that she will go forward with a gender reassignment procedure. A few weeks ago, Hillary Clinton announced her candidacy for presidency and last week, Donald Trump announced his. Yesterday, the Supreme Court has officially legalized same-sex marriage in all 50 states of our country. With all of these monumental events taking place, so much support has emerged from the internet across every social media platform. However, along with all of that support came negativity, criticism, and hate. I hardly ever post anything about my own opinions, but I feel like I need to say something this time.

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