Many say the current presidential race is the most uncivilized in modern American history. Civility in public discourse, why it seems to have hit a new low and long-term implications for the democratic process.
Guest Host: Steve Roberts
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling on the legality of extending the deadline for vote counts in Florida, sending the case back to the Florida Supreme Court. In a separate case on recounts, a Tallahassee circuit court judge ruled against Gore. Both cases now go to the Florida Supreme Court. A panel of guests talks about the implications of these decisions in determining America’s next President.
- Jeffrey Rosen professor of law at the George Washington University and legal affairs editor of "The New Republic." He's the author of "The Supreme Court," "The Most Democratic Branch," "The Naked Crowd," and "The Unwanted Gaze."
- Norman Ornstein is resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute; coauthor with Thomas Mann of "The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How to Get It Back on Track."
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