Sarah Sanders Shunned: Should Justice Constrain Civility

TAA 0027 – C. Travis Webb, Steven Fullwood, and new contributor Meloo discuss the limits of civility. Does justice demand that we make public life uncomfortable for members of the Trump administration, or have we left too little space for principled disagreements on immigration? C.T. WEBB 00:18  [music] Good afternoon, good morning, or good evening, and welcome to The American Age podcast. Today, I’m talking to Steven Fullwood and a new podcast contributor, Meloo. Is that correct? Am I saying that correctly?  MELOO 00:29  Meloo. Yeah.  C.T. WEBB 00:29  Meloo. And what’s your last name, Meloo?  MELOO 00:32  Oh, that’s my stage name [laughter].  C.T. WEBB 00:35  Oh. Ah, all right. All right. So it’s Foxy Brown Meloo is who we’re talking to today [laughter]. So, Steven, you had suggested today’s topic, so why don’t you just kind of lead us in, and we’ll go from there.  S. FULLWOOD 00:53  So I was inspired by what had happened to Sarah Huckabee Sanders and with Kirstjen Nielsen being harassed or asked to leave restaurants. And right now, we’re talking about we need this call for civility. The White House put out a call that we need to be more civil to one another. And I was thinking about it, and I said, “Well, how to be civil in a civil society that’s not being civil to you?” or, “Where does civility function in a society when our leaders are not being examples of civility?” Because on the one...

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