fix articles 54055, norman ornstein
The Political System in Historical Crisis (tags)
In his inaugural speech in 2017, Donald Trump emphasized that his presidency would return political power to the people. He sees himself as the only legitimate representative of the interests of the supposedly true people.
Republican Abuse of Power: With This Congress, Democracy is dead (tags)
Even Newt Gingrinch says they have gone too far. "The House has become a place where trivial issues are debated passionately and important issues not at all."
Hey, They're Taking Slash-and-Burn to Extremes! (tags)
Republican leaders are deploying scorched-earth tactics, as if they ruled the nation 80-20, not 51-49, because cooperating with Democrats would cost even more votes from the conservatives.