Another Centrist Project Offers Mushy Technocracy to Soothe a Divided Country

Source: Reason
by JD Tuccille

“Almost as common as recognition that America’s two dominant political parties represent complementary threats to the republic are bloodless appeals to the mushy middle as an alternative. Like clockwork, smart political figures propose tepid, middle-of-the-road policies that, for some reason, they think will appeal to an impassioned and divided electorate. The latest such effort is the merger of three organizations into a rebooted version of Andrew Yang’s centrist Forward Party, a movement based on the dubious premise that ‘every problem has a solution most Americans can support (really).'” (08/01/22)