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Book Review: It’s Even Worse Than It Looks by Mann and Ornstein

In their book It’s Even Worse Than It Looks, Mann and Ornstein (2012) bring to fore the argument that the adversarial relationship between Democrats and Republicans is inhibiting the government’s efforts to fulfill its responsibilities. Whereas the Democrats appear to be more willing to adopt a bipartisan relationship with the Republicans, the latter seem to adopt a contentious approach. The incapacitation of the government’s efforts stems from two sources: the antagonistic nature of the two parties (akin to parliamentary parties) and the non-compromising and/or combative nature of the Republican Party. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on May 27, 2014 in Book Review


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