The American political system and its two main parties are in the deepest legitimacy crisis in their history. There is a struggle being waged for the soul of the nation, for the very identity of America. And it has polarised opinion. Not for nothing do some refer to the situation in America today as a ‘peaceful’ civil war. Unless
Both Democrats and Republicans have lost their moorings, are cut off from their base, and have no ideas of how to rebuild their credibility.