My Take: By Michael Boriero

By Michael Boriero
My Take: By Michael Boriero

Where are we going as a society when death threats, vandalism and intimidation become the norm any time an election rolls around? Why would anyone want to run for office and embrace the chaos of being a politician knowing their life can be in danger?
And it’s only going to get worse, as more and more disgruntled folk from all points on the political spectrum hide behind their keyboards spouting off dangerous rhetoric and toeing the line between fair criticism and flat out threats to human life.
Can we all just relax? You might think I’m overreacting, but all it takes is one person to follow through on a threat. Why don’t you
ask Liberal MNA Marwah Rizqy, who, by the way, is eight months pregnant, how she feels about threats made to her life.
Yes, politics are divisive, but what happened to civil discourse?

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