The Happy of Social Media.

We want transparency — not to be honest — but to be sheltered.

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When we tell someone they look great, isn’t it quid pro quo? Aren’t we expecting the same in return?

Maybe Donald Trump is our Archie Bunker, a man who gains a shadowy respect by expressing views we don’t want to express openly ourselves.

Thousands — if not millions — take to their computers each day, expressing outrage or support through the “comments” or “like” buttons.

We can move on to something that makes us happy.

I did a poor imitation of Don Draper for 40 years before writing my first novel. I'm currently in the final stages of a children's book. Lucky me.

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