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The Two-Party System Is a Shambling Zombie: New at Reason

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 13:25
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America’s major parties are like zombies. What can they do about it?

Terry Michael writes:

Reporter: “Are they slow moving, Chief?” Officer: “Yeah, they’re dead. They’re all messed up.”

Dialogue from the 1968 pop-cult classic Night of the Living Dead sums up the condition of America’s two venerable political parties. Like Zombies, Democrats and Republicans brainlessly plod along, barely hanging on as organizers of choice in our campaign and governance politics. Impotent shells of their former selves, they spawn no new committed partisans, with the upcoming millennial demographic seeking more than just two choices, declaring independence from one-size-fits-all politics. The parties are two old oak trees, providing some shade but rotting at their cores.

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