On December 15, 2016, Steve Inskeep of NPR sat down with President Obama for an interview. Whether you liked Mr. Obama as president or not, he has observed issues that go beyond partisan divides and should be thought about carefully.
Democracy is a fairly simple idea that can be complicated to execute. From President Elect Trump’s now ironic speculations on a rigged election to calls from some on the left to abolish the Electoral Collage, it seems that the right method for “we the people” to decide what to do may be as divisive as the decisions we are using the method to make. Consider these possibilities: