First published in The Hill.
“Can we all get along?”
More than 30 years ago, after Los Angeles police officers charged with beating him were acquitted at trial, Rodney King asked that plaintive question that has gone down in history.
His plea summed up what many Americans felt then and now. And that’s why there is so much surface attractiveness to No Labels, the group that is suddenly in the headlines because it’s dangling the idea of a third party, or unity, presidential ticket in 2024.
“Can we all get along?” seems like No Labels’ motto, as it touts a “common sense” agenda with pronouncements like “America can’t solve its biggest problems … unless Democrats and Republicans start working together side by side on bipartisan solutions.”
Read the full op-ed in The Hill.