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Calling Each Other Names Is Hurting Political Discussion

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Calling Each Other Names Is Hurting Political Discussion
Network pundits lob terms like "socialist" and "dictator" to describe political opponents. But these terms weren't meant for everyday use.
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Cable news can be a food fight of political science terms. Often, though, the terms are used inaccurately. We speak with political science expert Fabiana Perera who says, "when we say words like that, it dumbs down the discussion."

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