Why bipartisanship is bad for the U.S.

2 Feb

Everyone in Washington likes to talk about “working in a bipartisan manner.” Every time I hear a Democrat talk about bipartisanship as if it is some sacred object, I just want to hit my head against the wall.

Glenn Greenwald explains it very well.


One Response to “Why bipartisanship is bad for the U.S.”

  1. Paul Koloszar February 7, 2008 at 1:24 pm #

    Gah! Friggin’ yahoo “daypass” doesn’t work very well.
    Dammit. I couldn’t even read it by logging into yahoo. Is it MS’ed up already?

    I think that sometimes compromise, or “working in a bipartisan manner,” is necessary to constructively govern.

    -At times it may be necessary to temporarily accept a lesser evil, but one must never label a necessary evil as good. -Margaret Mead, anthropologist (1901-1978)-

    At the same time, I think our Democratic congress-people could do more to assert themselves, too.

    -No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of expediency. -Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd US President (1882-1945)-

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