The Decline and Fall of Political Discourse

As the easily predicable disaster that is ObamaCare continues to evolve, two things are certain: one, Barack Obama and his minions will never admit failure and reverse course; and two, the vitriol emanating from the Left aimed at obliterating their political opposition will intensify during the upcoming year far beyond what has been experienced during the Obama term to date. Over the past 14 years much has been made of the precipitous decline in the level of discourse in the United States.  Many attribute this to the coarsening of the language and the ever-widening gulf between the various factions in the political spectrum in today's America.  However these factors are a symptom of a current underlying and foundational dilemma: the inability of not only the general public but nearly all of the so-called societal leaders and opinion makers to generate an original thought, as well as a stubborn refusal to reason or compromise when confronted with irrefutable facts and...(Read Full Article)

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