A Listening Deficit Plagues America, From 2020 Vote to Jan. 6 to Vaccines
As this election year begins to unfold, Americans aren’t merely arguing about politics. It’s increasingly clear they can’t even agree on what they’re arguing about.
You want to debate political violence? People on the left think instantly of the Capitol riots on Jan. 6, 2021. People on the right counter with the 2020 George Floyd summer of unrest.
Refusal to accept election results? On the left, that’s clearly a reference to former President Donald Trump’s false claims the 2020 election was stolen from him. On the right, it might be a...