For most of 2016, to be a vocal supporter of Hillary Clinton — in certain circles of Bernie Sanders-supporting progressives, anyway — was to be the square in the Lacoste shirt cast to the corner of the hipster prom.
“I was yelled at when I wore my Hillary shirt to a grocery store in West Hollywood, possibly the most ‘accepting’ neighborhood in the whole world,” said Kate Hess, a producer in Los Angeles.
“The first time I posted about Hillary, I couldn’t even function for 24 hours,” said Danielle Thomson, 34, a writer in New York. “I kept refreshing my feed — sweating.”
“I’m treated like a traitor to my generation,” said 22-year-old Patrick Ross, a playwright in Philadelphia.
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