It is a reflection of early life learning and the social conditions of the individual. Another way of looking at it is the most frequently used when referring to elected members of a party in Congress who are unlikely to compromise with the opposing party on legislation or investigations. The term in modern political history has taken on a new definition which can also refer to the psychological connection to a party that individual voters may have.
This is used frequently when referring to the US Congress, and its inability to conduct business. Congress is most often described as such when the parties are said to be polarized. This occurs through the widening gap between the political ideologies of the two major ideological groups in Congress. When this occurs, the term partisanship is regularly heard being slung at political opponents, especially if they are perceived to be legislating for political gain.
Partisanship can also apply to the psychological connection that a voter has to a party. This is becoming increasingly common in the US, as polls have indicated.
There appear to be three camps when it comes to the coronavirus. Camp 1 is alert and attentive to what is transpiring, but skeptical about statements and forecasts regarding it; Camp 2 is alert and verging on panic, ready to believe all statements and quick to equate predictions as historical facts; Camp 3 is alert and attentive to any opportunity to pin the whole thing on Trump, and seizes each and everyone of those opportunities.
As to Camp 3, recent history has exposed them as mentally and morally compromised, and we have nothing to say to them. There will be … continue reading...