We can easily point at Donald Trump for stoking the fires, but it is the media that is equally to blame for such obvious political division.
Dr Kyle Jensen
Dr. Kyle Jensen is the author of Reimagining Process: Toward the Development of Online Writing Archives and co-editor of Abducting Writing Studies and Kenneth Burke's The War of Words. He has published essays in a number of scholarly journals including the Quarterly Journal of Speech, Rhetoric Society Quarterly, Rhetoric Review, and JAC: A Journal of Rhetoric, Culture, and Politics. He is currently completing a textbook on modern rhetorical education with Krista Ratcliffe, which is under contract with Bedford/St. Martin. And he is co-editing a collection if essays with Michael Bernard-Donals on rhetoric and the sacred, which is under contract with Penn State University Press.