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Why Is Washington So Polarized?

Mike2446 Wrote: Feb 16, 2013 11:45 PM
Why is Washington so polarized? It is because the progressives has come out of the closet and are trying to spread their wings and are running up against a wall that is called freedom and the Constitution... there are those in DC that still hold to our founding documents and principles.... not many, but they are there...

People who have been around for a while all seem to agree. Never in living memory has the atmosphere on Capitol Hill and in Washington, D.C., generally been so toxic.

I don’t find this to be true out in the hinterland. The country as a whole is divided politically. But it’s not obviously more divided than it was 50 years ago. The toxicity of politics is a D.C. phenomenon. What’s more, the polarization is worse among the elites. It seems that the more education they have, the more polarized people become.

Why is that?

I have a theory. Any period...