Americans are divided over whether we should come together.
How do you get people to think and behave a little differently? Persuasion is an art. If you push too hard, you will risk being aggressive. If you nudge too lightly, you will get nowhere. If you complain too loudly, you're just a jerk.
The world of politics reflects human nature in all its rational and irrational glory. And we have witnessed remarkable times in recent government. How we govern ourselves, make decisions, use and abuse power, all reflect our deepest fears at least as much as our aspirations and ideals.