Civility leaving the public square
Civil: "Adhering to the norms of polite social intercourse; not deficient in common courtesy."
By calling President Barack Obama a liar in the middle of a televised joint session of Congress, Rep. Joe Wilson exemplified the uncivil tenor of public policy discussion that has been evolving in the public square.
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