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This week I purged my twitter account. I stopped following about 150 people. Most of them were political accounts. I tried to make sure I followed people from different political perspectives. Well I unfollowed them all. Well almost all of them. This includes people I generally “agree” with most of the time.

It is emotionally draining and probably not good for my mental health. Earlier this week I asked a couple fellow Corn Nation staffers if they think writing about Nebraska sports requires us to be on twitter.

Admittedly I receive most of my Husker sports news from twitter. I get ideas on what to write about through various twitter accounts. I am not the type of guy that will go from news site to news site to see what Tom Shatel, Steven Sipple or Sam McKewon wrote today. Maybe I should give it a try.

The past couple weeks I’ve published more than my fair share of article for Corn Nation. I enjoy doing it, so I’m not complaining about that part.

What we have had over the past weeks is a Nebraska rebellion, Big Ten infighting, Conference drama, sources sources sources, Kevin Warren vague statements, sources sources sources, football in the fall, Justin Fields petition, football in the spring, Parents United, football in the winter, Presidents with zero foresight, and now we have a lawsuit.

Then last night I saw this tweet.

I didn’t even click on it. My only response was, “I’m tired of everything.”


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