Political parties should be banned. Political parties have no part
in a democracy. We don't elect parties. We elect people.
The ultimate outcome of the long influence of parties on our
system has apparently amounted only to preventing work from being
Elected public servants are afraid to acknowledge any good idea
proposed by a person in a different party, even if they agree
with the idea, and even if the people that elected them agree
with the idea!
Political parties are not like sports teams. We don't have to
feel obligated to stick by them and root for them no matter how
sucky they get.
Every candidate should be considered individually, untainted by
the stain of party affiliation.
Every idea should be considered for its merit, unpolluted by the
stink of party origination.
Political parties should be banned.