Not for me to point you to yet another political commentary, but for me, I like Megan McArdle’s take on things, agree in a lot of cases, but just find her to be a no-b.s. intelligent voice on many of the things going on around us. This, for example, I feel is spot on:
"It would be nice if everything that went wrong in the world was a
result of the scheming of our ideological opponents. But the sad fact
is, stuff goes wrong. All the time. And there is usually no villain
There are always a couple of ways of looking at things: the (Republican/Democrat) administration is responsible for the (good/bad) economy when in fact, it’s often just a case of who’s sitting on the throne when the economy drives itself up or down from forces not under government control.