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DAVID ROSEN – The Crack Up: Is the Two-Party System Splintering?

The 2016 presidential election has been a roller-coaster ride with the last two establishment-party candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, shoving and pushing, snapping, slapping and snarling their way to the finish line.  How the November election turns out is an open question.

One good thing that might come out of the fractious primaries, conventions and final election is that the two-party structure that controls the U.S. political system might fracture, if not fragment, into something unanticipated.  If so, a new multi-party system might emerge and change the nation’s political landscape.

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