Moderates: It’s time to unite under MAP and Old Glory

THE SHINBONE STAR

It’s time to establish the Moderate American Party, or MAP in the short-handed way we traditionally refer to political organizations in our country. Its logo? The American flag; no donkeys or elephants or other animal need be considered to represent this fledgling concept of a serious, thoughtful, legitimate third party.

If the current disruptive and divisive soap opera we’ve seen in Washington during the past few years, starring lawmakers and loudmouths from the two mainstream political ideological parties — Democrats and Republicans — is not enough to convince us we need a third option (if not more), then our democracy will continue to struggle.

We can’t afford to wait for the strategists of either traditional party to recognize the need to move their followers back to the middle of political thought and action. It would take too long, and given the damage Trump and the GOP (Grand Old Party, with…

View original post 773 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s