Posted at Alternet.org on Jun. 12, 2019
Here’s what the feud and reconciliation between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson can teach us about civility
Donald Trump did not invent the art of the political insult but he’s inflamed the level of vitriolic public discourse and incivility to a new low unmatched by other presidents. In a tainted tradition that has permeated our history, other presidents have not been immune to dishing out acerbic insults against one another.