Poll: When it Comes to Politics Do You Believe in Compromise?
We're asking Sandy Springs Patch readers if "Compromise" is a weakness.
Challenges lie ahead for President Obama in uniting a divided country. You have to wonder is that possible when some folks say "compromise" is a bad word.
During a Brookhaven election party, Tuesday, a citizen wondered if candidates might one day run with no party affiliation attached to them.
On the other hand, last night MSNBC commentator Chris Matthews was critical of the President’s victory speech for not paying homage to the Democratic party.
Matthews said, “The Democratic party really wasn't given any attention tonight. The President is the leader of the Democratic party,” later adding, “...I didn't sense that he acted as a party leader, or even as a leader of a faction.”
Discussing Republicans this morning on "Morning Joe," Mike Barnicle said politicians demonize their opponents. And many Republican platforms are based on fear of the future, young people, gays, immigrants and change, he said.
Is compromise a weakness? What do you think? Do you believe in compromise and is it possible?