“I’ve been reminded recently of the old cowboy song, ‘Home on the Range,'” columnist Lee Hamilton writes. “You know the line, ‘Where never is heard a discouraging word’? That is not the United States right now. It feels like pretty much everywhere I turn, all I hear is discouragement.”
So how do we get back on track, he asks.
Opinion: US government is paralyzed by division
We’re fighting over racism, identity, security and culture. Our political system appears dysfunctional and occasionally on the verge of breakdown, Hamilton writes.