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Both Left and Right Should Stop Blithely Wishing for a New Civil War

Posted on AllSides June 13th, 2020
From The Right

"We are in a civil war," former U.S. attorney Joseph diGenova, a prominent conservative, said on a popular podcast last year. "So the suggestion that there's ever going to be civil discourse in this country for the foreseeable future is over….It's going to be total war."

The quotation, from a Washington Post article that calmly discussed renewed chatter about a previously taboo subject, sent chills up my spine even though the words clearly were hyperbolic. One could even view diGenova as prescient. He made those comments after the Mueller report...

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