Ultimately, Democrats and Republicans alike should aim to make the next election season as sane and reasonable as possible. An important first step, which is admittedly more appealing to Democrats, is to end partisan gerrymandering.
Ranked choice voting may be the solution that America needs to lessen the partisan divide and ensure that voters’ voices are heard.
The overwhelming presence of dark money and massive contributions by corporations and the wealthy in modern electoral politics dilutes the influence of the masses and magnifies the influence of the few.
Republicans are right when they say that both the president and the Senate have the constitutional power to do exactly what they’re doing. However, just because they can doesn’t mean they should.