Beto O’Rourke lets the F-bomb slip in his concession speech, while Robert De Niro lets it fly at the Tony Awards. Cussing and profanity are all around us; is that the kind of society, discourse and culture we want?
Fort Worth may not need selling, but I can make a case for making it your hometown — from the restaurants and cuisine to museums, parks, commute times, housing affordability, the climate and even the social climate.
Incivility, a gateway drug to hatred, is showing up in our politics, social media, Cesar Sayoc’s mail bombs and Robert Bowers’ synagogue shooting. Peace in our homes and leisure hours doesn’t command the public sphere.