Karl Rove tells Sioux Falls audience that U.S. political system has been far more vicious than now
Violence, subversion of democracy, have marked U.S. politics in past ages
People complain that the U.S. political system is partisan and broken, but American politics have been far more vicious and divided, conservative pundit and historian Karl Rove told an audience in Sioux Falls Wednesday night.
From the Vietnam War, to political assassinations and civil rights protests and suppression, the United States has seen times of much greater turmoil, Rove said.
“This happens all the time, but we as a country have amnesia and forget it,” Rove said.
“We go through periods that are crazy,” he added.
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