Incivility makes us tune out

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    There's a reason the media seemed disappointed about the New Hampshire debate. Not enough mud.

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    There are certain words that we only hear when Democrats are getting their collective butts kicked and civility is one of these words. I however have a very good memory and I remember the uncivil trash talk that spewed from liberals during the entire Bush Presidency. It's PAYBACK time Libs and nothing you can say will soften the butt whippin that's coming your way. O is toast and you all know it.
     
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    What amazes me is how quickly the people that call for civility are to abandon it.
     
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    The stats from the survey don't say how many of the participants are Rs or Ds. As for O, he's vulnerable but I sure as hell wouldn't put money on him losing right now.
     
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    Shouldn't the title of the thread be civility makes us tune out?
     
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    It makes me tune out around here. I have no interest in the interminable pissing contests that erupt, it pretty much blows up whatever conversation was going on.
     
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    You mean like after Gifford's got shot and the left screamed for civility... and then lied and went straight back to their bullshit and violent rhetoric?
    What amazes me is how quickly the people that call for civility are to abandon it.
     
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    Seems the one's always calling for civility wish to define it.
     
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    Civility to Democrats means "shut up and vote my way."
     
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