Why Democracy Doesn’t Work the Way You Want It To

It’s not because politics has become increasingly polarized (though it has), nor because legislators have become less honorable. (Less honorable than one legislator beating another with a cane?)

It’s always been an uphill battle. Aristotle understood that. Jefferson knew it. There is simply a level of ignorance that defies rational discourse and decision-making:   Continue reading “Why Democracy Doesn’t Work the Way You Want It To”