I'll begin by saying that I don't typically follow and am not a fan of politics. Yet, people I know who once avoided politics are now vocal about it and those who once spoke of God's love now focus on how evil and stupid democrats are while those who once spoke of love trumping hate threaten to disown any republican family member.
Politics is everywhere, it's ugly, and I don't much care for it. And, after taking a test from The Poltical Compass
, it makes sense why. Here is where I am on a political spectrum:
However, the major US political parties and leaders are in the same authoritarian right corner:
This may explain why the political parties seem so similar to me, because I am so far from them. However, this outside perspective has made me see that the