One of the chimeras for which we eternally search in Washington, DC – is bipartisanship.
We oft hear of the Good Old Days. When Democrats and Republicans would hammer out mutually agreeable legislation by day – and then have cocktails together by night.
Of course, the DC definition of “bipartisanship” has long been:
“Republicans forsake all their principles – and cave to whatever Democrats are currently demanding.”
Which is how we have spent the last five-plus decades. Which is how DC has grown has monstrously huge as it has. (more…)