The sky won't fall

What happens after the election

Marc Ambinder

Regardless of your ideology, if you think that the election of [the candidate you oppose] will result in an unfathomable level of stalemate beyond the cobwebbed level of stalemate we already have in Washington, you're probably wrong.

It's not because neither party will suddenly see the pure, cleansing light of bipartisanship and it certainly isn't because the parties will become characterologically less partisan. The reason why the sky isn't going to fall, why there probably is going to be a big budget and tax reform deal within six months, is that the incentives for a deal will suddenly become much, much greater at the beginning of the year.

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