The Next President (Whoever He Is) Won't Solve the Middle Class Crisis - Derek Thompson - The Atlantic
Jared Sperli stashed this in politics
Any U.S. president in a divided government today faces two distinct challenges to enacting an economic agenda that makes a difference for average people. The first challenge is that the architecture of divided government prohibits any one branch from getting its way on domestic policy. The second challenge is that even getting one's way on domestic policy is probably insufficient to take on the huge global forces threatening the middle class.