Saturday, January 5, 2013
Fiscal Cliff Deal Highlights Messy US Democracy in Action
VOAVideo: Fiscal Cliff Deal Highlights Messy US Democracy in Action
The partisan polarization and political dysfunction on display during the recent "fiscal cliff" budget negotiations has left many people pessimistic about the U.S. democratic system's ability to function. VOA's Brian Padden has more on what seems to be a perpetual state of gridlock in Washington.