(By Gary Curtis) Last week, President Trump visited the U.S. Capitol for a meeting with Republican members of the House of Representatives. Videotape captured the sound of a female Congressional intern yelling an expletive at him from across the other side of the rotunda, as Mr. Trump was walking through the Capitol Building.  The echoed obscene outburst is a current example of prevalent vulgarities in public discourse and the present degradation of the political process. Many modern politicians and political



leaders (both men and women) seem unashamed to dish out vile obscenities—in public and in private. For instance, the new leftist chairman of the Democratic National Committee, Tom Perez, who sets the style and substance of the party’s platform and policies, recently went on a disgusting profanity-laced anti-Trump rant. Trump also has been known to have his share of “salty language” in public and private, though his courting of certain evangelical leaders has tamed this somewhat. These outbursts of profane epithets are not only obnoxious and offensive to many but also tend to further the corrosion of civil dialogue regarding public policy. READ MORE