Originally Posted by frazod
I see this forum as a wonderful little microcosm of our government. Extremists on both sides pound away at each other, and moderates get blasted by extremists on both sides. No reason, no compromise, not ever. You can't reason with extremists, because no matter how much you give they'll always want more. And digging in against them eventually makes a reasonable person extreme. It's like staring into the abyss. It stares back.
If anybody ever asks me why Congress can't get a goddamn thing accomplished, I'll simply direct them here.
I don't know what you're talking about. I've discovered everyone here in DC is middle of the road, non-biased, non-partisan, objective, reasonable people more than willing to consider opposing viewpoints . . . that's who we are . . . just ask us.