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Incivility and the Antichrist: how far is too far?




President Barack Obama speaks to supporters during a fundraiser for his re-election campaign at the House of Blues on the Sunset Strip on September 26, 2011. He was interrupted by a heckler who shouted,
President Barack Obama speaks to supporters during a fundraiser for his re-election campaign at the House of Blues on the Sunset Strip on September 26, 2011. He was interrupted by a heckler who shouted, "You are the antichrist!"
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Incivility in politics is nothing new, but is it reaching a new low? President Obama’s fundraiser at the House of Blues last night was interrupted by a heckler who stood in front of the president’s podium and shouted, “You’re the antichrist!”

The antichrist is also making a resurgence; a popular piece in the New York Times this week laid out evangelicals’ reason for believing the President is the closest thing to their idea of the antichrist since Roosevelt.

WEIGH IN:

Are heckling and rude remarks the new normal? And how can we bring back civility?

Guest:

Amy Alkon, nationally-syndicated advice columnist and author of the book, "I See Rude People: One woman's battle to beat some manners into impolite society"