We face a dilemma in that most Americans are committed to democratic governance and many Americans want elected officials to assume responsibility for matters that they cannot manage.D W MacKenzie on Politics Cannot Be Fixed.
American politics is not broken: it is working in the dysfunctional way that it should be working, given its unwieldy size and scope. What may be breaking are naïve idealistic beliefs that politicians can use a large and intrusive government to serve "the people." And the demise of such beliefs would be a good thing.
The idea of public-spirited politicians acting through large and unlimited government is utopian.
The basic lesson here is that politics cannot be fixed.
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