May 18, 2021

John White, professor of politics, published commentary in The Hill about why the idea of a ‘responsible’ party government is dead. 

...After four years of deliberation, the committee determined that the American party system was in a perilous state, citing the federal government’s inability to pass vital legislation (including civil rights). The APSA concluded that each party was “ill-equipped to organize its members in the legislative and executive branches into a government held together by the party program.” Such paralysis was “a very serious matter, for it affects the very heartbeat of American democracy.”...

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