Many say the current presidential race is the most uncivilized in modern American history. Civility in public discourse, why it seems to have hit a new low and long-term implications for the democratic process.
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- Chris Carroll associate professor of economics at John Hopkins University
- Delos Smith senior economist with the Conference Board
- George Hager business reporter for USA Today
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