The perils of obstructionism

Video Essay by Chris Graham

Nice sentiment from Barack Obama in his State of the Union address the other night. Democrats and Republicans need to be more focused on getting things done than on the daily political scoreboard.

The problem is incentives. Republicans have no incentive to work with Obama and Democrats with the apparent success of their obstructionist policy in the polls. Democrats, down the line, will have another kind of incentive if and when the political pendulum swings them back into minority-party status.

Whither our republic, and our ability to keep it? Chris Graham addresses that question in today’s Rant.


The Rant | The perils of obstructionism (2:54)



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