America Is Too Angry

U.S. News & World ReportAmerica Is Too Angry

The Virginia shooting is emblematic of America’s problem with political anger.

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Wednesday morning, I woke up to the sound of sirens. I didn’t think much of it because our townhouse is on a busy thoroughfare in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, so there are often fire trucks and police cars that pass this way. Except it seemed like a lot of sirens. When I reached for my phone, I saw news reports about what they were racing toward: Several people were shot at a baseball field not far from my house where members of Congress were known to be practicing for the big Congressional baseball game scheduled for Thursday night. Read More