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The Democratic Strategist

Political Strategy for a Permanent Democratic Majority

Bipartisanship and Successful Polarization By Ed Kilgore

The word of the week in the chattering classes seems to be “polarization.” Based largely on a new Pew Research poll showing the gap between Barack Obama’s approval ratings among Rs and Ds being higher than those of six previous presidents at the same point in their tenures, conservative observers, and some progressives, are happily burying “bipartisanship” as a strategy associated with the administration.
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