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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- Douglas Elliott fellow, Brookings Institution, former investment banker, and president and principal researcher for the Center on Federal Financial Institutions
- Peter Wallison Arthur F. Burns fellow in financial policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute; served as general counsel of the U.S. Treasury department in the Reagan Administration
- Travis Plunkett legislative director for the Consumer Federation of America.
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