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Michelle Obama famously proclaimed "when they go low, we go high," but a lot of Democrats are tired of taking the high road. Maxine Waters urged people to "push back" against Trump officials and tell them "they're not welcome anymore, anywhere." But others argue now is not the time to abandon "civility," and we truly are stronger together. Are calls for civility bullshit, or crucial?  

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Maxine Waters has certainly had enough of the "we go high" bullshit. At a Los Angeles rally, Waters called on attendees to "push back" against Trump officials and tell them "they're not welcome anymore, anywhere."

“You think we’re rallying now? You ain’t seen nothing yet... Already you have members of your Cabinet that are being booed out of restaurants ... protesters taking up at their house saying ‘no peace, no sleep.’”
"If you see anybody from that Cabinet in a restaurant, in a department store, at a gasoline station, you get out and you create a crowd and you push back on them and you tell them they’re not welcome anymore, anywhere."

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Many people found Waters' comments to be not only irresponsible but dangerous. Civility is needed now more than ever, and stooping to the level of Trump is not the direction we should be headed.

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi echoed this same sentiment, stating "we must conduct elections in a way that achieves unity." 

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But it's easy to call for "civility" when your rights aren't being taken away. 

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Parents are being forcibly separated from their children at the border, but sure, let's make sure Sarah Huckabee Sanders gets to enjoy her dinner.

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President Trump certainly didn't afford Waters any "civility" in his attacks on her.

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But others feel as repulsive as Trump and his administration may be, the key is to organize, mobilize and vote. Yelling at Trump officials in a restaurant may make you feel good in the moment, but it will accomplish nothing long term.

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Politics
Are calls for political 'civility' total bullshit?
#CivilityIsCrap
A festive crown for the winner
#CivilityIsKey