The Centralization of Power is Responsible for the Death of Political Discourse

Are you curious why politics has become so polarized? I believe it is because politics have become so centralized. It’s not hard to understand the dynamics. When politics is decentralized, political discourse has less at stake. And it is easier to facilitate communication among a small community than over a vast nation. If all you had to do was convince your neighbors of a local policy change, you would have time to discuss things with some nuance and you would all know better the actual impact Read more […]

Mitt Romney Mourns the Loss of Legacy Media and its Ability to Promote Compromise

Mitt Romney is upset that legacy media is losing its iron grip over popular opinion. Because he thinks independent media is polarizing politics and gridlocking Washington: “There was a time when we all got the news with the same facts, if you will,” he said. “We had three networks we watched for the evening news. Most of us got newspapers. Everybody in the middle class got a newspaper, so we got the same facts whether we agreed or not with them.” Now, according to Romney, people “get Read more […]