Comments for: GOP wants credit for fiscal prudence without political cost

Posted April 14, 2013, at 1:14 p.m.

We’re familiar by now with the incentives that push against compromise. Members of Congress increasingly come from lopsided districts. That’s due both to gerrymandering and population sorting. Meanwhile, interest groups from the National Rifle Association to the Sierra Club value purity over governing. The media are increasingly fractured, so that …

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