Why The Two-Party System Is Effing Up U.S. Democracy

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Publication Info: ABC News

Date of Publication: June 16

Year of Publication: 2021

Publication City: New York, N.Y.

Publisher: FiveThirtyEight

Author(s): Lee Drutman

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Other democracies are polarized, but the U.S. is unique.

As the “Big Lie” of a stolen election continues to dominate the Republican Party, GOP-controlled states enact restrictive voting laws and pursue preposterous election audits, aspiring candidates embrace the fiction of a stolen 2020 election, and a majority of GOP voters still believe Trump is the “true president,” the obvious questions follow: Where is this all headed? And is there any way out?

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