We aren't surprised anymore at the back-and-forth nature of American politics. In fact, the pendulum swings in large part because of the Founders' intention. Amid the Enlightenment, the US founding fathers saw great depravity in man, and built a system that was (hopefully) able to account for the fickle nature and swollen egos of individual … Continue reading Pride Came before the Fall, in 2016 and in 2020.
"When we create false dichotomies between liberal and conservative, live and die for our party of choice, and hatefully skewer the other side and treat them as sub-human--we've failed."
People are still yelling their adamant opinions, rather than engaging in civil conversation. No is standing in the other's shoes.