Originally Posted by piscivorous
While I agree this would be nice, as the extreme partisanship of the current is destructive, but to think that the right side of the isle will get up and clap for the talking points of a president from the left is either delusional or a sign of credulity. Neither of which the country can't afford at this particular point in time.
You're right, it's unrealistic, but for a variety of reasons it may be good strategy to express the wish, and good leadership to set that as a goal.
War is a terrible thing; civil war worse; there's room in our discourse for reminders that we are all on the same side, in the grand scheme.
You only need to dip a toe in the right wing community sites, forums, and blog comments and you will be inundated with conservative calls for the violent end to liberals and liberalism. And it's getting worse every year.