And the independence I am speaking of is registering as an independent voter back in 2017. For almost forty years I was a Republican. But as I was moving forward my Republican Party comrades took a hard right turn leaving me in the middle of the road. Starting with the Reagan administration. The anti-government and anti-tax administration. Not to mention the administration of the Iran/Contra sideshow quagmire. But it was the George W Bush administration and the needless Iraq war that rocketed me to register as a Democrat in 2002. So for about 15 years I was a Dem. But no more.
Both parties have their warts and pitted complexions. The Republican Party is the party of blowhardedness and gasbaggery. A party without a social or public works platform or having civil rights policies. Most of all these days Republicans as the enablers of the “Big Lie.”
The Democrat party is the party of whiners and Political correctness. Harboring an overactive group of cultural and social victims. Just a bunch of bleeding hearts. Get over it!
However, I am not for creating a third party. No. The two party systems can work okay. Each party needs to get over their partyness. Or maybe it’s partisanishness. Each political party never listens to the other. Resulting in doing almost nothing. Compromise is seldom attempted. Most of all both parties never listen to the voters. Creating a willful ignorance about what the voter really wants and needs. The two parties could put aside their hot buttons and start with real issues and go from there. Maybe try resolving issues with health, education, infrastructure, and jobs. It’s so simple. Happy Independence Day.