Public Comment

Karin Brulliard at WP: Across a polarized nation, governing bodies are restricting — and sometimes even halting — public comment to counter what elected officials describe as an unprecedented level of invective, misinformation and disorder from citizens when they step...

Civility and Irony

Grace Eliza Goodwin at Business Insider: A GOP candidate accused of hiring gunmen to shoot up Democratic officials’ homes once called for ‘civility’ between the political parties.  Solomon Pena — a 39-year-old Republican politician who lost his run...