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Response to riqster (Original post)

Wed Sep 18, 2013, 11:45 AM

6. That's a feature of a bicameral system - it can get a deadlock

in which one house wants to reverse previous commitments, but the other house wants to implement them. When they can't pass bills to either go ahead (by funding it) or back out, you get a situation in which politicians are expected to negotiate. But Republicans have, since the 1990s at least, seen 'negotiation' as 'do what I say or the country gets it'.

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