Joseph S. Diedrich’s PoliTwix: Are Left and Right Really Different?

Joseph discussed how recent, humorous commercials by Twix, the candy bar that Mars, Inc., makes, relate to the American political system (Click here to see the commercial).

There’s no recognizable difference between the left and right Twix bars, and as follows, Joseph argued the same about Democrats and Republicans:

Republicans and Democrats quarrel over superficial disparities, while enthusiastically—albeit often unwittingly—agreeing on most matters of substance. [For example,] Democrats and Republicans quibble about the structure and funding of education, but they unanimously agree that mandated, standardized instruction is the only way to go.

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