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Tyranny of the Minority

July 20, 2018 - Here is a photograph from Getty Images of protesters and counter-protesters in Charlottesville, VA, August 12, 2017. (No, they’re not celebrating my birthday a day early.) It is revealing in several ways. What is the most ubiquitous item shown in the photograph? A camera. What are most people doing? Taking a picture. How many sides are faced off? Two. What fraction of those pictured appears ready to rumble? Two percent,… five percent,… maybe. Look at th