by Keith Rosenthal
December 8, 2016
Why do the Democratic and Republican Parties seem to take turns as the dominant force in mainstream U.S. politics?
THE DEMOCRATS and Republicans are not identical evils. But they are complementary evils. These two timeworn political institutions form distinct but dialectically interconnected parts of an oppressive whole. Each one simultaneously opposes and reinforces the other. The ascendance of one conditions the eventual ascendance of the other.