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Why Is Washington So Polarized?

Righty3 Wrote: Feb 16, 2013 11:31 AM
Answer: Because a majority of voters represent the underclass that wants it just the way it has become. Get used to it...you *are* enslaved, and you have nobody to blame but yourself for not opposing the socialist agenda decades ago. The chickens have come home to roost...

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...