Why do we have political parties?

Edmund Burke (1730-1797) weakened representative democracy by arguing to have political parties oppose factions and for elected representatives to have no obligation to anyone except themselves.

Novel ‘Presumed Dead’ is a political crime fiction thriller that exposes parliamentary democracy to novel critical scrutiny.


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