2016 is a US Presidential election year. A lot of attention has been devoted to the Presidential debates on either side of the aisle. I however find the basic differences between the two major political parties, Republican and Democrat, interesting.
What are the differences and how do they affect change, you ask?
In a nutshell, Republican are interested in broad philosophical principles, and Democrats on specific policy deliverables. Republicans like politicians who stick with principles, Democrats prefer those who compromise. Republicans has big business interests, Democrats has grass root interests.
Given these fundamental differences, change happens due to more liberal than conservative bias. “Democratic presidents have put forward 39 percent more policy proposals than Republican presidents, and 62 percent more domestic policy proposals.”
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