John Adams on the “Greatest Political Evil”


Just wanted to share a note from one of the founding fathers on the two party system of government.

John Adams to Jonathan Jackson, 2 October 1780

There is nothing I dread So much, as a Division of the Republick into two great Parties, each arranged under its Leader, and concerting Measures in opposition to each other. This, in my humble Apprehension is to be dreaded as the greatest political Evil, under our Constitution.

Things that make you go hmmm…


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