A take is a simple black-and-white opinion on a subject that requires little to no support.
A hot take is an opinion that goes against the popular sentiment. A lukewarm or cold take goes along with the crowd.
And that’s about it. That’s all our public discourse has boiled down to nowadays.
James Peters is the radio anchor at CFJC, coming to Kamloops in 2006. He anchors the afternoon news on B-100 and 98.3 CIFM, and contributes weekly editorials to the CFJC Evening News. He tweets regularly @Jamloops.