“Karping” About Politics
August 14, 2014
As Walter Karp liked to point out: When a state is controlled, overwhelmingly, by one political party, as are Rhode Island and Massachusetts, it is because the second political party is content with its minority status. Why would they be content with minority or “loser” status? Because to change that status would require that a new “leadership,” a new faction take control of the party. Here is an article from today’s NY Times about Rhode Island and, as you read it, keep Karp’s argument in mind.