Polarized or Sorted? Just What’s Wrong With Our Politics, Anyway?
America’s Polarized Public: A Reply to Fiorina In his essay, “America’s Missing Moderates: Hiding in Plain Sight”, Morris Fiorina reprises many of the claims that he and his co-authors have made in books such as Culture War? The Myth of a Polarized America, and Disconnect: The Breakdown of Representation in American Politics. The central argument […]
America’s Missing Moderates: Hiding in Plain Sight
The November elections confirmed that instability is the watchword in U.S. politics today. The only similar period in our history is the late 19th century—when the political economy was also being buffeted by rapid technological and social change.