Compromise and tolerance are necessary in democracy

Interesting discussion on Charlie Rose last night on ideas to break political impasse. It is necessary (and healthy) for intelligent leaders to hold, exchange and respect opposing views from those around them.  Intolerance is a sign of weakness not strength.

Former Senators Tom Daschle and Trent Lott discuss their book “Crisis Point: Why We Must—and How We Can—Overcome Our Broken Politics in Washington and Across America.” Here is a direct video link.

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