The Myth of American Gridlock
Congress is actually getting things done, even as polarization seems to get worse.
For the chattering classes—and even more so for those Americans less closely attuned to politics—the recent passage of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) has seemed like a mere blip on the political radar, quickly swallowed up by the explosive story of the FBI “raid” on Mar-a-Lago. On one hand, this is to be expected, given the high stakes and potential …
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