The Politicization of Morals: Why the Political Trenches in Washington are getting deeper and deeper
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While the Founding Fathers certainly wanted checks and balances in their new nation, they also believed in honoring what the Declaration of Independence called “a decent respect to the opinions of mankind.” The Founders believed that any person of good will and common sense will be reasonable enough to understand the justice of the American’s cause. But looking at Washington politics today, it feels like elected officials are preoccupied with ideology and have forgotten that compromise, based on a shared understanding of what is morally right, lies at the heart of the system.
- American politics, Trump