Tag Archives: Personal Attacks

Civility and the Political Discourse

When I watched the second Presidential debate, I couldn’t believe the depths that Trump went to in attacking Hillary Clinton. Trump has based his entire presidential campaign focused on personal attacks with little policy specifics. I think civility is an … Continue reading

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Donald Trump, Lee Atwater and the Politics of Personal Attack

Watching the second Presidential debate was a very depressing experience. Trump’s campaign for the entire election season has been a mean spirited affair based on personal attacks with little policy specifics. He said John McCain wasn’t a war hero. He … Continue reading

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