Obama Laments the Balkanization of Politics … He Created

Politics in the US has become more divided than ever. The right and the left have become even more extreme and even less compromising on their views. And Obama sees this as a problem: What you’ve seen with our politics, partly because of gerrymandering, partly because of the Balkanization of media so people just watch what reinforces their deepest biases, partly because of big money in politics, is increasingly politicians are rewarded for taking the most extreme, maximalist positions. Sooner Read more […]