Lowing The Stakes How do you fix polarization? By lowering the stakes. I.e. all politics are local. But maybe they should be more local? Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for municipalities having more power but I don’t necessarily believe that devolution is the easy answer. Maybe? The last point that he makes, that we should raise the filibuster threshold to 75% does not seem attached to any reality that we actually live in—especially when that reality means the filibuster is not long for this world anyway.
But you’ll have to get through the filter A Voxsplainer complete with charts on how right wing news outlets have been covering the Trump scandals.