But we have no vocabulary for describing approaches to the tactical dimension of politics.
With the filibuster is in place, neither bill has a chance.
But that's often not true.
America's political system is broken. Another campaign full of big promises followed by dashed hopes will only increase disillusionment.
This is the beginning of a necessary debate. We all know that the candidates' big policy ideas are going to have to fight their way through the political system. We should demand details on how.