Letter: Political parties are crippling our nation | The Berkshire Eagle


To the editor:

Anyone didn’t know before, now knows that the U.S. government is largely dysfunctional. The major problems center around affordable health care and political parties that won’t work with each other.

Almost all Western nations have single-payer health care. National political parties are not even mentioned in the Constitution.

In New England, most towns have Select Boards of three or five members for the obvious reason — to avoid a deadlock. These solutions work everywhere else. Why can’t they work here?

Robert Gorden,



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