Elections, Partisanship, and the Call for Moderation in Civic Life

Progressive and Moderate - The Motive Spirit

No matter how much we might disagree about one law or policy, that disagreement should not be allowed to destroy the possibility of a future alliance on a different problem. Citizens tempted by partisanship have to find a way to hold their ideas and convictions loosely. They have to preserve civic friendship and reject permanent divisions.