News to some February 7, 2012February 7, 2012 Tetman CallisTetman Callis 2 Comments 5:40 am Categories: Politics & Law “Compromise on public issues is the price of civilization, not an abrogation of principle.” — Alan Greenspan, The Age of Turbulence Post navigation Previous Previous post: Next Next post: 2 thoughts on “News to some” just heard interesting talk on public radio with some guy whose name i tuned in too late to hear. he was saying that baby boomer politicians have Manichean beliefs, therefore cannot compromise, because to compromise is to betray their values. Too bad the ability to compromise is not one of their values. Representative democracy does not work without compromise. No form of government works without compromise. Too bad those who oppose compromise don’t know the meaning of the word: “to promise together.” Leave a ReplyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name Email Website Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.