Libresco: When debates go sour – Gallagher v. Wolfson marriage debate at Yale

Leah Libresco writes at Yale Daily News: “While checking Facebook during the Yale Political Union debate between Evan Wolfson, head of Freedom to Marry, and Maggie Gallagher, a leader from the National Organization for Marriage, I was pleased to see a steady stream of debate-related statuses. As the night went on, the tenor of the statuses from my mostly liberal friends began to shift. The people who referred to Ms. Gallagher as evil earlier in the night ended up with ‘I think I enjoyed talking to [Gallagher] … What’s wrong with us?’