carolf (carolf) wrote,
carolf
carolf

NOT about politics ...

as about the discussion of politics:

It's beginning to bother me that so many Dem supporters (party members or not) are using such terminology as "repugs" or "rethugs."

Yes, the GOP supporters do the same stuff.  I understand why the temptation is there, and share it all too often.  I'll even agree that they started it, and they do it worse (or is that "better")  (Sorry Republicans, but such is my perception of how Public Discourse has disintegrated in my adult life.)

It's just that I remember a time in this country when two people could disagree about politics, and discuss things across parties, without all this heat, name-calling and hatred. 

I'm feeling like the proverbial mother who says "I don't care who started it!  Both of you stop it!

I, for one, will henceforth watch my language, so that I clean it of any such references.  Would you like to join me?

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