Here's what's driving America's increasing political polarization: Views of American presidents have become more and more polarized by party affiliation. In recent years, the divide between Democrats and Republicans has deepened, resulting in a more polarized political landscape.
Americans have long been critical of politicians and skeptical of the federal government. But today, Americans' views of politics and government have become increasingly polarized. The trust in political institutions has eroded, contributing to the growing divide between ideological factions.
This is Washington Edition, the newsletter about money, power, and politics in the nation's capital. Today, senior Washington correspondent delves into the topic of political polarization, examining its roots and consequences for the American society.