Why are we so dead set on our political parties?
This past election, I've met so many people who have said that they believe in a lot of things Bernie Sanders believed in or Trump believed in, but because they were Republican or Democrat, they voted for Trump or Clinton (the other half stated that his age and Stein's or Johnson's political affiliation with a third party was a big issue). Or the other name in politics I see people saying this for is Jill Stein or Gary Johnson, but it comes right back to "I'm a Democrat" or "I'm a Republican".
That depicts the age old problem most likely acquired from parents that bestowed their politics and religion on their children.
Voting Row A or Row B is not intelligent it is just Pavlovian.
I voted for Trump because I agreed with what he stood for, and I have written continually about how neither political party has the solutions, but both of them contribute to the problems.
The fact that Trump doesn't have political experience is the major plus for him. After all, look at where the country is today, and it was controlled by professional politicians that accomplish nothing good for the country or its citizens.
The democrats and the republicans make congress a big see saw. It goes up and down based on which party is in control, only to change direction when the other party regains control.
See saws don't move forward, just up and down,
by bonnebartron6 years ago
Do you really believe there is a distinction between being a Republican or Democrat?Who choses who runs anyway? Not us....
by shazz011098 years ago
I'm curious. Why do you affiliate yourself with a particular Party, especially with being a Democrat or Republican?
by Origin7 years ago
I thought about this years back, because it seems like a lot of people vote for whatever their political party is voting for, even though they may not entirely agree with it. What's your thoughts? Do you think if...
by Phillip Ball6 years ago
Are political parties really needed in America?Why do you think so?What if we abolished political parties altogether? George Washington urged us not to create them, he said it would divide the country. Thomas Jefferson...
by William Johnson2 years ago
Do you think we need more than two major political parties in the USA?Do you think the country would be better with more parties represented on a bigger scale?
by woolman607 years ago
When some criticizes your political party, how do you respond, and do you find yourself using sarcasm to retaliate?
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