An overdose of stale tactics


We are 51 years old and we still do not know how to disagree rationally, civilly, and intelligently.

IN Barack Obama’s inspiring acceptance speech at the recent Democratic National Convention, he used a line that I felt also described the state of public debate on contentious issues in our country: “? if you don’t have any fresh ideas, then you use stale tactics to scare the voters.”

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