The New Politics of Evasion. By William A. Galston and Elaine C. Kamarck. Democracy: A Journal of Ideas, No. 30 (Fall 2013). PDF.
Why Republicans Shut Down the Government. By Francis Wilkinson. NJBR, October 11, 2013. With related articles.
More than a decade ago, before the post-9/11 national fervor set in, Walter Russell Mead published an insightful essay on the persistent “Jacksonian tradition” in American society. Jacksonians, he argued, embrace a distinctive code, whose key tenets include self-reliance, individualism, loyalty and courage.
Galston is saying that Jacksonians must be crushed and marginalized for America to function, meaning America 2.0, the blue model, and moving America toward socialism.