Eric Brokaw answered 2018-06-24 19:15:37 -0400Q: Please explain your answer here.
A: A politician who only pushes the agenda of their party and who will not negotiate with the other party or parties is a drain on our nation.
Politics is give and take. Not just take and take. So being able to negotiate is very important. If the person negotiating can get what they want, or at least a large portion, while making concessions across the table/aisle, they’ll be able to build trust with the people they’ve been elected to govern and generate goodwill with the legislative bodies who write the bills.
The last decade has seen a “my way or the highway” mentality that is detrimental to the nation.
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