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Viciousness infects the public debate


    The vitriol that has permeated campaign speech and post-election debate inside the Beltway spreads, like a disease. America needs to recapture the art of rhetoric that persuades — which can, in fact, lead the nation to a better place.

The political discourse in recent years has been described as “toxic,” and it is that. But perhaps calling it “infectious” would be more to the point. Read more

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