In Favor of Muddling Through

Derr, Thomas Sieger
May 1990
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;May1990, Issue 3, p10
Argues against ideological purity which promotes confrontation to the harm of democracy and the loss of civil discourse in U.S. politics. Examples of issues that serve as candidates for ideological demarcation; Importance of the art of compromise to the practice of an effective democratic politics; Role of journals in clarifying definitions of political issues.


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