Why America Desperately Needs a Third Political Party
I’ve written on this subject before, but the political times and circumstances today make it a priority as never before. Those consistent political failures are not new, nor do they have anything to do with the outgoing administration. They have been decades in the building and the mortar is set, the bricks all in a row. Time now for a pause and reconstruction. We’re on the streets and at each other’s throats.
Joe and Kamala are not going to fix it, nor is Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez.
The raggedy-assed two-party system simply no longer works
Gridlock, the funeral of bipartisan politics, deadlock—whatever term you care to use, it’s accurate. Conservative Republicans have mostly brought us here and Democrats have been eager co-conspirators along the way. Since Reagan, no matter who held power, it’s been a race to the bottom for the middle class and to the top for the one percent.
Donald Trump, arguably the most divisive, disinterested, self-aggrandizing and dangerous president in American hist…