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Tue Jul 3, 2018, 07:40 AM

Civility means allowing an elderly woman to use your gas station's toilet

It means allowing a family to hold a funeral without calling the cops to get them out of "your" church.
It means treating the professional reporters in your news conference with respect and answering questions truthfully
It means not calling names
It means treating families fleeing a desperate situation with compassion, not more terrorism
It means acknowledging terrible crimes even against people you disagree with
It means being kind to people who look like you and to people who don't look like you

Don't complain to me about the incivility of being asked, discretely, to leave a restaurant where you expect to be served by people you've publicly insulted and whose worth as human beings you have questioned.

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cyclonefence Jul 2018 OP
Sinistrous Jul 2018 #1
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Response to cyclonefence (Original post)

Tue Jul 3, 2018, 07:56 AM

1. Thank you.

Thank you for putting this excellent perspective on the meaning of “civility.”

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Tue Jul 3, 2018, 09:17 AM

2. But look how much we've gotten by being nice...by going high when they go low...

 

There's......uh......
Well we shouldn't forget about how we control.......uh......well nothing really, but........um...

Oh wait! What about when we.........

Um.......can someone help me out here? I think maybe David Brooks said some nice things about Democrats being civil and the adults in the room......what's that? He didn't...Oh......well let's not forget that Steve Schmidt is on our side now. There's no way that won't be our fast pass ticket to electoral success. "Hey voters! Look over here! We've to Steve Schmidt!!!! WOOOO HOOOO!!!!"

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