Civility in the Mist

We hear it all the time, drumbeats of it, every four years during a presidential election cycle:

“I will bring civility back to Washington, back to Congress, back to political discourse.”

Well, B.S. — excuse me if I don’t believe that’s one area of change that likely will.

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About brock

Brock is currently the Executive Editor at Atlantic Media Strategies and former Chief Washington Correspondent for MSNBC; he is the founder/creator/editor of CyberWire Dispatch, the Net's pioneering online journalistic news service. Previously he was the Director of Communications for the Center for Democracy & Technology, a non-profit, Washington, D.C.-based public interest group working to keep the Internet open, innovative and free. The views expressed here are his alone and do not reflect the opinions, attitudes or policy positions of his employer(s) past or present.