So you thought gridlock was finally a thing of the past with a GOP majority sending lots of bills to a Republican Oval Office? Nope. Gridlock never ended. It’s going to get worse. Progress on Capitol Hill is stalling. Congress is hopeless and lawmakers know it.
You got suckered. The two party system failed you. It turned the first 100 days of Donald Trump into a partisan nightmare that ended with the GOP’s surrender to Democrats. You lost because our two party system provides for lawmakers and their politics, not you and your family.
Free college is a bad joke that refuses to die. Senator Bernie Sanders just joined Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) to have another try at a federal promise of college for the masses.1 Sanders’ press release about the College for All Act talks of how things are different from the days when a high school diploma was enough.
With the nation at their mercy Republicans are about to blow the mission they staked their reputation to the instant Democrats passed the Affordable Care Act. We’ve heard the buzzwords: repeal, replace, dismantle. We might as well add destroy. The press isn’t great, but how could it be?
Republicans are the opposite of a political machine. They are not skilled at using public anger. They don’t indulge the kinds of attacks the Democratic machine inspires in liberal haters who would rather cheer America’s downfall than tolerate the slightest conservative dissent.