Why Is “Compromise” a Four Letter Word? (21:27)
In the world of politics, what has happened to the concept of compromise? Is “compromise” a four-letter word. There are people who say “compromise” is necessary, and there are people who say “compromise” leads to bad trade-offs. Where will the increasing political divide leave us? In this episode, Ben Klutsey, Director, Program on Pluralism and Civil Exchange at the Mercatus Center; Jonathan Rauch, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution; and John Samples, Vice President at the Cato Institute discuss: why is “compromise” a four-letter word?