Sunday, June 9, 2013
Washington Has Been Closed Down And Political Polarization Is Rising In The States
Robert Reich argues that Republicans lost the presidential election but they have effectively shut down the national government. The polarization in Washington is even more evident at the state level. Blue states are becoming bluer and red states are becoming redder. We still have a civil war but guns are not the weapon of choice. He gives several examples of changes in blue and red states, that are leading to a more divided nation, that lacks a strong national government to bring the nation together. It is not a pretty picture.