A message from Braver Angels’ President, David Blankenhorn, on the events of January 06, 2021.
What I love about Braver Angels workshops is that you can come with your own perspective and views on various topics, and you get to leave with those same views and opinions.
Los Angeles Times // Amid conflict, Lincoln sought conciliation. Amid anger, he advocated “charity for all.” Amid despair, he summoned “the braver angels of our nature.”
The Federalist // ‘We’ve reached that point where we view people on the other side of the political divide not only as misguided, but as threats.’
Fox News // America is built on the pursuit of a more perfect Union, but today we are yet again on the brink of a civic fissure so deep it threatens our democracy.
CBS This Morning // A recent CBS News poll found the number of Democrats and Republicans with negative views of the other party is growing.
RealClearPolitics // It’s a rainy, muggy day in Leesburg, Va. Although the town is 30 or so miles from the interminable partisan wrangling in Washington, D.C., it’s infected with some of the same bitter polarization—as is so much of the country.
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