If you don’t like our current political polarization, wait 10 years. One way or another it will go away. When the frame of debate shifts to open/closed, sometime soon, the old coalitions will smash apart and new ones will form. Politics will be unrecognizable.
Via The Coming Political Realignment by David Brooks published by the New York Times on July 1, 2016.
The era we called “Globalization” has come to a close. The Sander’s campaign proved this point. The Trump campaign continues to prove this point. The Brexit vote also proves this point. Hillary Clinton understands all of this. Her challenge is to say as few concrete things as is necessary between now and November 8th with the aim of keeping as many options open as possible.