Authored by William Robert Barber
Bipartisan, meaning cooperation, agreement, and compromise as practiced by this nation’s political parties, is definitively a misnomer of delineation. Considering the diametric differing of political ideology, statecraft, and policies, after eight years of Presidents Bush and Obama this polarized right-to-left has had a whipsawed effect on the electors.
And then there’s President Trump, the disrupter: He distinctively points out that Bush and Obama are just partisans on the opposite sides of the same governing establishment. Both from Ivy League pedigree sporting law degrees and the ability to successfully persuade; however, in actuality, both are representing the establishment — one is simply more conservative, the other more progressive.
The administrations of Bush and Obama added to the national debt, both subjected commercial America to more regulations, one invaded Iraq, the other confusingly sleepwalked and wandered about in the Middle East, allowing the very worst of the worst of Jihadist expeditiously procreate.
Withstanding the significance of the Trump presidency, the Republican capture of legislative function and the defeat of the Democrats have been nullified by the purist within the Republican Party. The Speaker of the House did not manage the process of legislative requirements in a prudent manner; he alienated and divided, confused and befuddled, tried to force the round onto the square: he ignominiously failed. Constitutional governance was forfeited and conveyed into the abyss of what could have been. The concept of convenience underpinned by the believers of this or that have once again defeated the good of common interest. The presenters of policy attested the complicity of incompetence with the receivers; their musings of stupefied arrogance and disregarding ignorance proved destructively proportional in ineffectiveness.
I suggest, Speaker Ryan, recreate and resubmit…