I can safely say this is happening in the United Kingdom too. Although, not as bad, but it is possible it could worse! Social media makes it easy now for an opinion to turn into a popular belief. This makes it extremely dangerous for anyone who wishes to oppose it. I could keep talking, but I'll leave it there. Well done on an excellent piece.

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