What The Shutdown Tells Us About …

… Modern Democrats Minority, majority, process, or norms, it doesn’t really matter. Democrats believe they should always be in control. The Federalist David Harsanyi, Senior Editor January 19, 2018 Democrats, it seems, may precipitate a government shutdown this week. They’re able to do this because, despite their own best efforts, in the United States, the minority party has a genuine ability to participate in governing the nation. It’s one of our system’s authentic strengths. Then again, this episode — and many others over the past nine years — reveal something else about the modern Democratic Party: Minority or majority, it … Continue reading