March 13, 2011, 11:16 am
We call ourselves supporters. But at the first sight of things going awry, we start fretting, and worry about whether they 'deserve’ our support. And, when the firangs on our social networks start turning up their noses, it’s time for us to panic. We lose no time in calling them 'losers’ and trying to cleanse ourselves of all the residual paint of familiarity...we become 'objective’, and we squirm visibly to display our distance.