We less partisanship, not more
January 3, 2024
Partisan politics itself is not evil. Disruptive, yes. Phony, certainly. Shortsighted, no doubt about it. On its own, partisanship is a childish game played by adults who care more about headlines, fundraising and winning elections than anything else.
But in recent years, partisanship has devolved into something much worse than a political shouting match.
Stoked by social media, half-truths and everything but the truth, partisanship has grown into a divisive force that threatens the country by threatening our elections.
Far too many Americans — particularly Republicans, egged on by the bi...