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More Divided Than Ever: Excavating the Roots Of Our Political Landscape

American politics can be nasty. Does that mean that it's broken?
Source: Roy Scott

The nastiness of American politics today may seem extreme compared to the tone of earlier eras. But historian David Moss says our nation's founders were also happy to sling mud. Thomas Jefferson's Adams called Alexander Hamilton that Beyond the obnoxious language, there were also deep disagreements about what it meant to be a nation.

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