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OP-ED | Can Yang’s Third Party Succeed? Depends On Where ‘Forward’ Is

In my most frustrated moments after I’ve tried and failed to get started on a writing project, I often prompt myself by muttering, “There’s got to be another way.” Alas, I find myself doing much the same thing as I try to assess the state of politics in the United States and even in Connecticut specifically. With apologies to my Democratic and Republican friends, whose abiding faith in the system defies the gravity of parties burdened by their basest factions – the two-party system is broken, perhaps beyond repair.