A minister belonging to a group demanding Congress reject the Trump administration's budget proposals and health care bill, is arrested during a demonstration in the Russell Senate Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 18, 2017. (AP/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Democracy? In America?

The Great and Growing Gap Between Public Policy and Public Will

Time and again, when it comes to the most vital political issues of the day, a clear pattern emerges: Americans want one thing and their elected representatives deliver just the opposite.