Commonwealth Policy Center

Civility has been stretched to its limits. Denver City Councilwoman Candi CdeBaca who supported a tweet that suggested opponents of Pres. Trump should attend Make America Great Again rallies and infect Trump supporters with the coronavirus. Ms. CdeBaca tweeted “#solidarity Yaaas!!” in her Feb. 28 response to a Feb. 26 post from Susan Daniel, who tweeted, “For the record, if I do get the coronavirus I’m attending every MAGA rally I can.” CdeBaca faced thousand of angry responses on her Twitter feed and said she was being “sarcastic.” We all know devising ill upon another human being is wrong. And it doesn’t matter the political party. If we value civility in our society, then we expect our elected leaders to set an example, which also includes Pres. Trump.