When Compromise Is a Dirty Word, Politics Is Less Serious
When compromise is derided as the product of capitulation, republican politics becomes less serious and progress is harder to achieve.
's latest. It's great. After you read it, you'll think his point is self-evidently correct, even though you never thought of it before.
A typically sharp observation by
: compromise solutions with broad appeal have counter-intuitively become harder to implement as destroying one's enemies increasingly becomes the goal of politics.
Thought provoking column from
on why no one likes policies that appeal to a broad base of the population.