Moreover, the American factional system operates in the worst possible way. The Clinton Foundation and private email scandal is a portrait of venality without competence. The peculiar characteristics of American factionalism have bred something singular; a phenomenon at once cunning yet stupid, both corrupt and inept. America is no longer exceptional, just another bum in the ring.
Monday, September 5, 2016
The proliferation of informal power groups
A really interesting piece by Richard Hernandez, dealing with growing factionalism in America, and factionalism's curious links to increasing governmental incompetence. A sample: