Oh, come on!

Obama and now Biden have attempted to reach across the aisle and compromise if not outright give ground, and the GOP just see that as a sign of weakness and push for more.

Authoritarians don't belive in compromise.

Yes, both the Democrats and the Republicans are politicians, with all of the negatives that entails, but the Republicans (incuding the Republican-lite moles in the Democratic party) are either sociopathic zealots or sycophants to a narcissist, or both.

Psychology graduate with interests in values and morality, cognition and executive function, and High Functioning Depression. Kiwi living in London, UK.