为什么两党合作是治国良方

伦敦-自奥巴马入主白宫以来,在华盛顿的两党合作似乎遭到了重创。

像最近几任美国总统一样,奥巴马竞选中承诺说为了更大的国家利益要与他的政治对手们合作。克林顿在他当选之前也说了同样的话,然而在他当选后的第一任期中对纽特·金里奇领导的在国会占多数的共和党进行打击,在他的第二个任期中忙于击退对他的弹劾。

布什也曾说,他将和不同意见的人合作。但后来他却变成了现代史上最具有党派观念和善于空谈的总统,并和他的副总统切尼一唱一和。

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