Rethinking Polarization

Jonathan Rausch has written a very worthwhile article for National Affairs. His liberal bias shows through in the negative examples he reflexively chooses, but there’s a lot of troubling facts here (and any grownup should be able to supply his own negative examples if his offend).


I probably have said nasty things about smoke-filled rooms (how anachronistic is that!) undemocratically choosing candidates. Having seen the alternative now all too well, I miss those days, and repent of my mischievously pure democracy.

(Hat tip to George Will on this.)

October 28, 2019

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