NYT sums up Montana Politics


…and does a pretty good job:

But the biggest question is whether anger — at Washington, at the parties, at the economy — can be in fact transmuted to hope for a better way, or whether anger just makes for more anger in a rolling cascade.

“United we stand, divided we fall — and we’re falling,” said DeAnne Asher, 64, who was chatting with friends on a recent morning in Lincoln, in the state’s wooded western half. Ms. Asher, who said she mostly voted Republican, does not plan to support Mr. Tester, but does not see voting for Mr. Rehberg either at this point. The entire system, she said, is broken.

“I’m fed up,” she said.

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One comment on “NYT sums up Montana Politics

  1. dpogreba says:

    I’ve been thinking a lot about anger in politics the past few weeks. On one hand, there is something to be said for righteous anger about injustice, but I worry that anger can preclude discussion and compromise.

    I wonder how we can move to channeling all of the apparent passion about politics today into productive discussions.

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