Extremism in Today’s Politics

The linked article (below) was written by Ruben Navarrette, a columnist for The Washington Post. It was published in our local newspaper and as soon as I saw the title, I knew I had to read it.

The writer’s thoughts/comments revolve around the recent Supreme Court landmark decision related to Roe vs. Wade, but he also goes deeper into the political “extremism” that bombards us everyday. Here is one of his leading remarks:

When a major event happens, partisans are going to try to spin it to suit their own agenda. One camp will claim that it’s nothing, while the other camp insists that it’s really something.

As always, I’ll be interested in your opinions/reactions to the article.

Memo to both political parties: Americans are sick of extremism

(If you are unable to read the article due to limited access, Click Here for a pdf version.)