"Dunno if you made it out Friday night, but I would think you and your friend found seats, since JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound simply propelled people's asses up and out on the dance floor. Great music at a great venue. Hope you all had fun."
"Dang. Nice knowing ya, Peenworm. You must realize by now that expulsion is the next step. We can't have you bullying the rest of us and disrupting the precious 'equilibrium' of our smug little boys' club now, can we?"
"Apparently we did. All of us.
Granting both of them the benefit of the doubt, the Michelle v. Gabe exchange came down to "I'll fight hate speech however I perceive it" against "You can't tell me what to say…"
"I understand, man. I've been there. I think we've all seen the instantaneous transformation from surprise to fear to rage in a driver's eyes who didn't anticipate you being there on a bike. I know I've seethed at the…"