What America needs is more ideology, not less

Shadi Hamid wrote an article a few months back called Why the Center-Left Became Immoderate that really got me thinking. His first brilliant observation was pointing out that the "moderates" are also the most rabidly partisan.
This is the exact opposite of what the news media tries to sell us, and yet it is obvious.

Bringing some sense to the Russian-Trump relation controversy

Good Morning, America, I was sliding into the "madness" here in Germany lately, so I don't like you to do the same on your side of the world. In order to help you along with avoiding it, listen to Paul Jay, whose rational thinking offers you a way out of it.

Just listen.