Tuesday, March 25, 2008

The Evils of the Two Parties

The Federalist Papers have quite a bit to say about the evils of political parties.

Of course, it is an intriguing irony that the two main authors ended up be principal founding members of the political parties whose descendants are still going at it today.

(Yes, I consider Hamilton to be a forerunner of modern Republicans. Even down to the vaguely monarchist sentiment that accompanies the Republican nominating process. So sue me. No wait, that would be the Democrats...)