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Is Maxine Waters too radical?

California Rep. Maxine Waters ruffled feathers after she urged people to "push back" against Trump officials and tell them "they're not welcome anymore, anywhere." A number of Democrats, including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, denounced Waters' rhetoric, calling for a return to "civility" in politics. But many say there's nothing wrong with standing up for what's right. Do you think Maxine Waters is too radical?

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Maxine Waters has had enough. The Trump administration is doing everything in its power to destroy this country and attack the most vulnerable among us. Who cares if Sarah Huckabee Sanders gets kicked out of a restaurant? Democracy is at stake.

“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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But Alan Dershowitz argues Waters "does not speak for all Democrats or liberals," and warns against harassing those with political differences. Dershowitz says his friends at Martha's Vineyard have alienated him for his defense of President Trump, and both Trump and Waters are only making America more divided.

This is about the United States of America. It is about our growing intolerance toward opposing views. President Trump certainly bears some of the responsibility for this divisiveness, but Maxine Waters and those who advocate harassing political opponents share much of the responsibility as well. They are both the symptom and the cause of the divisiveness in this country.
I never thought I would see McCarthyism come to Martha’s Vineyard, but I have.
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Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi denounced Waters' comments, arguing 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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And the conservative activist group Judicial Watch filed a complaint against Waters for "inciting violence."

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But nearly 200 black women leaders signed a letter blasting Schumer and Pelosi for not standing by Waters.

"Disparaging or failing to support Congresswoman Waters is an affront to her and Black women across the country and telegraphs a message that the Democratic Party can ill afford: that it does not respect Black women's leadership and political power and discounts the impact of Black women and millennial voters."
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Waters never called for violence, and there's nothing radical about encouraging Americans to hold people accountable for their actions.

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