Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1461 , Segment 1
Episode: Two-Party System, Swing States, Gratitude
- Nov 3, 2020 9:00 pm
- 20:38 mins
Guest: Lee Drutman, Senior Fellow, Political Reform Program, New America, Author of “Breaking the Two-Party Doom Loop: The Case for Multiparty Democracy in America” America’s system of government was not designed to work well under the current conditions–where two dominant political parties with nothing in common are locked in one election battle after another to clobber the other side and take control of the White House and Congress. The Founding Fathers had something very different in mind. In fact, what we’re experiencing now is pretty much their worst fear for American government.