05/26/2010 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

On Political Incivility [Video]

In this segment with CNN's "Rick's List" host Rick Sanchez we make a sincere effort to sift through the charges and counter-charges regarding threats and violence in the health care debate. The bottom line at a time like this, where things really could become deadly: Political leaders on both sides should appear together and denounce violence. I agree with Republican John Boehner's suggestion that these passions are best channeled at the ballot box. That goes for both parties.

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