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Roll Call: “Anger has been the drug of choice for our political system for too long”

by Caitlin Peartree

The Winston Group’s David Winston writes in today’s Roll Call about the divisiveness of our current politics and what we should do moving forward.

“This didn’t start with the 2020 election. It has been years in the making. Whether you voted for Donald Trump or Joe Biden, don’t think this goes away because Trump is no longer in office. This was already in motion long before Trump came on the scene; and unless the system changes, it will continue to deteriorate and become even more dangerous.”  

“I don’t know why anyone should be surprised. When anger is the drug of choice in politics, when it takes a bigger and bigger hit to grab eyeballs and get attention, where else would we end up?”

Read the full piece here.