The Bipartisan Monopoly on the U.S. Governme…

They’re just pockets on the same pants… The Democratic and Republican parties have an unfair and unrelenting grip on the government, monopolizing politics and dividing the working class. Both parties have strong-armed our republic and its institutions, manipulating the working class in their fight for control. Although the Constitution doesn’t make any rules about political parties, candidates from the two major parties win nearly all elected offices. At a national level, third parties such as the Libertarians and the Greens have little success, despite the former being on the ballot for each presidential election since 1972 and the latter since 1996. At best, the Greens won 2.7% in 2000, and the Libertarians won 1.1% in 1980. How is it that, despite third party efforts, Democrats and Republicans have been able to dominate the political landscape for nearly a century?

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