Washington Week

The Rise of Vitriol on the Campaign Trial

Clip: Season 2015 | 2m 35s

With weeks to go before the first votes are cast in the 2016 election, the Los Angeles Times’ Doyle McManus reports on the rise of anger and harsh language on the campaign trail. He says that the rhetoric used today is the peak of a long-term trend of voter frustration, turned to anger. Republicans, after seven years without control of the White House, are angrier this election than Democrats.

Aired: 12/22/15

Rating: NR

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