Skip to comments.America Is Now the Divided Republic the Framers Feared
Posted on 01/03/2020 1:11:49 PM PST by campaignPete R-CT
George Washingtons farewell address is often remembered for its warning against hyper-partisanship: The alternate domination of one faction over another, sharpened by the spirit of revenge, natural to party dissension, which in different ages and countries has perpetrated the most horrid enormities, is itself a frightful despotism. John Adams, Washingtons successor, similarly worried that a division of the republic into two great parties is to be dreaded as the great political evil.
America has now become that dreaded divided republic. The existential menace is as foretold, and it is breaking the system of government the Founders put in place with the Constitution.
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The country must break the binary hyper-partisanship so at odds with its governing institutions, and so dangerous for self-governance. It must become a multiparty democracy.
(Excerpt) Read more at theatlantic.com ...
One side supports the Constitution as the Foundation of our Republic and the other side thinks it is a living document written in disappearing ink.
Sorry, I was trying to be humorous by demeaning them to the status of ridiculousness, and almost harmlessness.
The left has declared that everything once considered good and normal in the country is now bad. That might be considered divisive.
Quite intentionally Im sure. You know a journalist is up to something any time they talk about “democracy” as though that is a positive thing.
The solution is to educate the People about leftists and begin to eradicate them as part of government...
For sure for sure
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