Let democracy live
What has been ignored in the partisan satisfaction and economic hand-wringing is that democracy itself is being weakened as a result of these developments.
Both Democrats and Republicans were recently complicit in deriving satisfaction from processes whose repercussions could be inimical to democracy. When the 2012 election results were broken down, the Democrats exulted in a demographic revolution that would seemingly cement their ascendancy for the foreseeable future. The United States, it seemed, was becoming increasingly secular and less wedded to the...
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