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Volcanic Ash: Swearing at one another; the new American curse

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    President Donald Trump and his adherents defend crude expressions of racism and misogyny as a battle against “political correctness,” as if it is unreasonably burdensome to be civil in the ways we speak to and about each other.

The first rule of a functioning democracy is that nobody gets to have everything their own way. Unable to square this with our self-righteousness, we’ve broken down into angry and entitled tribes. Read more

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