We also know that we’ll see lots more of this kind of thing in the future — in both Democratic and Republican races — as the top-two primary system encourages moderate candidates with guts and gumption to take on left- and right-wingers in hopes of getting into a run-off election where independent and other-party voters can provide the margin of victory.
There may be irony that some politicos who parrot the virtues of a free market when it comes to the economy, are so hesitant to embrace the free-market of ideas when it comes to elections.
Independents are who we say we are. We’re independent. And as simple as it seems, this is very difficult for the parties to hear.
Today, partisan paralysis in Washington will show its true destruction when the lack of consensus on how the government prioritizes spending continues to grow a national debt that the millennial generation just can’t pay.