Why Attack?



The media's use of the word "attack" when it comes to the politicians versus their political opponents is a rather dismal way to frame a democratic process. Dismal and dangerous because we seem to be incorporating it, as if the elections were a criminal act. 

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It is dangerous for us to become used to the word "attack" being tossed around so nonchalantly, as if we're at war with our fellow citizens.

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Come to think of it, the word is trying to or already has become us.

What a tragic shame...


© 2015 Mark Richard Prime


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