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Defying the Odds

Defying the Odds
New book about the 2016 election.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

The New Washington Way

In Defying the Odds, we discuss the tax issue in the 2016 campaign. 

In his coauthored 2010 book Young Guns, Paul Ryan wrote:
This new Washington Way isn't open debate broadcast on C-SPAN; it's closed-door, backroom deals. The Washington Way doesn't seek input from both sides of the issue; it muscles through bills on strict one-party votes. And the Washington Way isn't interested in honest up-or-down votes on transformational programs. It rigs the process to produce the outcome it desires through any means necessary. The ends justify the means. Bend the Constitution to keep up with the change.