This is where we agree, Twin Lights. Politics ueber alles! The first
consideration for any politician is to do whatever is necessary to get
re-elected. All other actions flow from that goal.
You did not hear "an answer that made sense on why the two parties
couldn't pass or compromise on important legislation" because there is
none. It is politics and power not principle that guides most (not all) of the
lack of compromise.
Not once did Steve Croft mention anything about the #1 cause of gridlock, money.
All we ever get is excuses. It's going to be up to us to rattle the cages.