My political blogging brings very engaged traffic to my website, far more than anything else on the website. It also gets a lot of feedback, far more positive than the negative. Though generally not nearly as articulate, the negative feedback has been just about as impassioned as the positive.
The positive feedback I see on social media, as people share my articles and argue on their behalf. The negative feedback comes directly to my door. You can see it as the negative comments on my recent political posts outnumber the positive 4 to 1 (hint: give me more positive comments on this website not just on social!)
It is hard to take any of it literally, positive or negative. [Read More…]