How Divided Are We?

Wilson, James Q.
February 2006
Commentary;Feb2006, Vol. 121 Issue 2, p15
The article focuses on the polarization of the U.S. politics and government. The 2004 presidential election highlighted the country as a polarized nation. National division is being stimulated by issues such as abortion and the war in Iraq. Political elites tend to influence the opinions and attitudes of ordinary citizens which explains the growth of polarization in the country.


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