This is why the notion that we are a “more divided country” because our POTUS races are so close is false.

Occasionally someone (almost always from the left) moans something like “Washington is gridlocked, our system is broken.”

My response is always the same “Our country is politically divided. Our system is DESIGNED to go into gridlock when there’s no consensus. Our system is working perfectly.”

Data Driven Econophile. Muslim, USA born. Been “woke” 2x: 1st, when I realized the world isn’t fair; 2nd, when I realized the “woke” people are full of shit.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store