This is the current reality in American politics – a sad sight to see!! … “Until the Republican Party determines that they are Americans first and politicians second, we’re in for a long and tumultuous ride.” – I don’t think this is happening any time soon; maybe not even my lifetime!!
Their dangerous embrace of conspiracy theories, crackpots, and anti-democracy are killing Americans
When you think they can’t get crazier, the radical right Republican Party manages to exceed our lowest of the low expectations. In recent years, especially during the last four of the Trump era, the party drifted further into la-la land; its embrace of Trumpism-laced conspiracy theories leading to the deadly insurrection of January 6, 2021.
In present-day America, we have a two-party system. While many of us would like to see a viable third-party emerge, it’s not going to happen anytime soon. So we’re stuck with what we have. But to have at least a semblance of good governance and sustainable institutions, both of our political parties must be, at the very least, grounded in the belief that government is a worthwhile entity. That it can and will work to make sure it serves all the people…
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