Is Our Political System an Ill Fit for the Times?

 

When politics – when any system – collapses into a single dimension, we become dumb.

Lee Drutman Senior Fellow, New America
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Is Our Political System an Ill Fit for the Times?

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The designers of our democratic republic created a political system and institutions intended to avoid concentrated power, mob rule, and to defuse factions. Is the America we live in today so different from theirs that only fundamental reform can fix what ails us?

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