Not everyone on the internet is pretending to be a tough guy.
Not everyone on the internet is pretending to be a tough guy
For as long as the internet has been around, people have been challenging others to take their online fights into the real world. There’s an assumption that people will type things on their keyboards that they’d never have come out of their mouth face-to-face. And it’s true! Unless you’re the guy who drove an hour to Temecula on Christmas Day to defend Kobe Bryant’s honor, trigger fingers turn to Twitter fingers, as Drake would say.
Actual tough guys aren’t immune to the urge to talk trash from behind their screens. UFC fighter Paul Felder likes to mix it up with trolls on Twitter, asking them what their mom is making for dinner and calling out Confederate flag supporters.
Felder, who has been semiretired since losing to Dan Hooker in
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