A partisan divide in which each side regards the other as irredeemable and unworthy of engagement has led to deadlock in Washington.


Public confidence in our nation’s ability to solve its problems is fading.  

Populist candidates from both the left and right in the last presidential election shouted that the American “system is rigged”—and one of them won.  

This frustration with federal paralysis created a growing number of Americans prepared to surrender devotion to rule of law, freedom of the press, the right to dissent, and a respect for checks and balances in the name of getting something done.  

Some say we need leadership to bring us together.  

We disagree.  



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