Wednesday, January 20, 2010
A Bad Kind of Great
About a year ago the Democratic party had grand expectations. Now the Republican party has those same hopes. When the American people tire of those, the Democrats may find solace in their politics once again. The United States government is in a flip-flop mode. Issues have been thrown out the window, being quickly replaced by a focus on winning seats and votes. The art of agreement is a complicated one, yes. However, it is not one that should be tossed to the wayside in pursuit of perfection elsewhere.
In this upcoming weekend's New York Times Magazine, writer Matt Bai examines the newfound American way of politics, and the dire need our country has for alignment.