Party media: mutually assured destruction

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2017-09-14T10:45:06+00:00Thu, 14th Sep '17, 10:45|

I am no fan of arguments for cross-party consensus. I appreciate that negotiation can be productive where confrontation is not. But in political discourse, disagreement is essential to ensure transparency in argumentation, an honest pursuit for alternatives, and the avoidance of collusion between political forces at the expense of the public. A dialectical process is [...]