The fact is that one of our two great political parties has made it clear that it has no interest in making America governable, unless it’s doing the governing. And that party now controls one house of Congress, which means that the country will not, in fact, be governable without that party’s cooperation — cooperation that won’t be forthcoming.
[Source: There Will Be Blood] And why not; the party that was widely labeled the ‘Party of No’ just won the House in a landslide. Of course, the Republicans will interpret this as a mandate to create gridlock. In the meantime, America suffers.