Evan, I’m with you in principle.
Mark H

Right, it would seem that, for the sake of making sure we weren’t a one-party state like Russia, China or North Korea, we took the opposite direction to make absolutely sure that our parties disagreed on absolutely everything, so the negotiator Trump wants to make us more like a one-party state, and Hillary Clinton is trying to maintain the status quo of not doing anything because the only things she would try to pass would be partisan.

The middle of the road isn’t the answer, it will take major amounts of creativity and, possibly, Niccolò Machiavelli, but in such a way that you sound smart rather than corrupt.