Simone Biles has had some trouble competing at the Tokyo Olympics, and that has certain political commentators steaming.

Conservative commentator Charlie Kirk called Biles a "sociopath," as one example, and you've probably seen worse on social media.

But why do people care so much? Does everything have to be culture war?

Also, a federal moratorium on evictions is set to expire soon, and many are upset about it, but at what point do we give property owners back their right to legal recourse against people who aren't paying their rent? Or who are in other ways violating the terms of their lease?

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