As Suze said in her thoughtful post, “We need to somehow bring our political system back into a balance.” It’s a tall order, given the way things are these days, but maybe if enough people show up to the polls in November….
“I’m undoubtedly a liberal, which means that I’m in almost total agreement with the Eisenhower-era Republican party platform.” Rachel Maddow
Yep…that’s me. I was raised in the Eisenhower era. The first political party with which I had any affiliation was the Republican Party.
But over the past fifty years, the party has leaned so far to the right that I no longer recognize it for anything other than a platform for religious bigots and ultra-conservatives to spout forth lies and obfuscations.
The art of compromise, of which in the 50’s and 60’s the Republicans were masters, has vanished.
We need to somehow bring our political system back into a balance, where people on both sides of any issue can communicate their thoughts and desires to and WITH each other in order to find a middle ground.
I wish I knew how we could accomplish it.
I do know, that unless…
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