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b_b  ·  68 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The steps to building The Big Lie, broken down piece by piece, and the miscreants named

Right, and this is a big problem in America at the moment. The two party system, for all its other failings, is at least supposed to moderate extremism, since you can always flip to the opposition if one side gets too extreme. But what we have now looks a lot more like 2 one party systems, given the regional specificity of the parties. No matter what one’s specific political leanings are, one should never think things are going to be better under one party rule. Fails everywhere.