You are wrong. Should happen in the U.S. Senate and dueling should be legalized. Then we’ll see more decorum both in our gov’t and our cities.
This kind of stuff did happen, and often, in the federal legislature and in state legislatures. Throughout the 19th century, many a House and Senate debate included verbal insults and physical reprisals. The difference is that legislators of old were not pansies like Mr. Barron.