Later, she deleted some of those tweets, objected to the media writing them up without interviewing her, and stressed her own views, saying, “i’m not on the board of tesla or any of these companies.”Those defenses may vary in persuasiveness, but they all cede the premise that a person should answer for her romantic partner’s politics.
Which is rooted in a larger idea: that one’s personal life is political, and that one’s politics are directly tied to one’s moral character.
Like that of the Republican ex-cheerleader who felt “isolated” in her marriage to a Democratic state attorney after the 2016 election.
“Fans of Elon Musk and Grimes Are Worried Their Relationship Has Broken Art and Capitalism,” summarized elon donates to republicans, people who deny climate change, a cause you and your boyfriend or whatever are supposed to care for so??? She could have dropped some bromide about the mysterious ways of the heart, the value of getting to know someone different from you, or the need for everyone to butt out of her private affairs.Add this to the list of cherished American institutions that the Donald Trump era has stampeded: the bipartisan romance.The inspirational spectacle of James Carville and Mary Matalin scrapping on TV and cuddling on the couch——has been replaced by ugly breakup stories.In 2015, during the presidential campaign, Julie noticed polarization creeping into dating habits to the point that bipartisan relationships became a rarity.The dating expert conducted research into how politics has encroached on dating and is working on a book titled “Love in the Age of Trump: How Politics is Polarizing Relationships” to explain how swiping left and right has changed for people on the far left and the far right.