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Chapter 3: Political Parties and the Party System
In America democracy is unthinkable save in terms of a two-party system, because no collection of ambitious politicians has long been able to think of a way to achieve their goals in this democracy save in terms of political parties.
Partisanship does not define eras; ideology does. Just as Richard Nixon was the last New Deal president, it is very likely that Bill Clinton will be the last Republican-era president.
- The US Constitution
- What do the Democrats and Republicans Stand for?
- How Healthy? Decline, Adaptation and Revival