Columnist Dave Helling writes: America has a two-party system because Republicans and Democrats cheerfully co-opt outsider rhetoric at election time, leaving no room for outliers such as Greg Orman, who this year ran unsuccessfully for U.S, Senate in Kansas as an independent. Look for that trend to continue in the next presidential election cycle.
Columnist Dave Helling writes: America has a two-party system because Republicans and Democrats cheerfully co-opt outsider rhetoric at election time, leaving no room for outliers such as Greg Orman, who this year ran unsuccessfully for U.S, Senate in Kansas as an independent. Look for that trend to continue in the next presidential election cycle. File photo by ALLISON LONG The Kansas City Star
Columnist Dave Helling writes: America has a two-party system because Republicans and Democrats cheerfully co-opt outsider rhetoric at election time, leaving no room for outliers such as Greg Orman, who this year ran unsuccessfully for U.S, Senate in Kansas as an independent. Look for that trend to continue in the next presidential election cycle. File photo by ALLISON LONG The Kansas City Star

Dave Helling: Two-party system is stacked against outsiders

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