Tagged two-party system


Conventional Thinking

The Dems are nearly done. Some things struck me as I watched it gavel to gavel online, thanks to C-SPAN, while working on a script at my computer. One is the house band. They’ve played a steady diet of Earth, Wind and Fire tunes. I love EWF, don’t get me wrong. But the songs have…

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The Lame Duck and Cover President

It’s happened quite often in American politics. A president faces the last two years of his presidency with a hostile Congress, fully or partially controlled by the other party. That “divided government” situation will, according to the Lame Duck Axiom, disable the president’s ability to get much, if anything, done. His wing broken, the president…