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Editorial: We're stuck in a political era of bleeps and barbs
Lisa Benson | Washington Post Writers Group
In a spring of spewed invective, those not firmly entrenched in warring camps can only shake their heads at the ever-worsening state of discourse in our culture. Each week brings new examples of obscene, racist and/or obnoxious insults from celebrities inserting themselves into politics. Those who agree rally behind them, those who don’t lash out in anger and everyone else is left aghast at their excesses.