by Daily Bell Staff
The Daily Bell
Four Steps to Save American Politics … Donald Trump has taken a battering ram to longstanding political norms — the unwritten conventions that make governance possible … Immediately after the election, one of the most pressing questions will be how to restore them. To answer that question … what are the minimal norms on which we might agree? Here are four suggestions. – Bloomberg
Cass R. Sunstein is disturbed that “unwritten political conventions” have not been adhered to in the current presidential election.
From our point of view, the disintegration of such conventions is good news. Anything that impedes the political system from working in the US is probably a net positive.
The current political system has virtually bankrupted the US and especially the middle class, many of whom have less than $1,000 in savings and over $100,000 in debt. Some 90 million potential workers don’t have formal employment.