Compare And Contrast Democratic Party And Republican Party

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The two major political parties in the United States of America are the Democratic party and the Republican party. Both have mostly differing views as Democrats tend to be liberal and Republicans tend to be conservative. Democrats, usually, believe in the inherent good of humankind while Republicans tend to believe human nature is not inherently so pure. The two parties also have different opinions on the role of the government; Republicans believe the government is there to protect the peoples' rights and Democrats believe the government should have a strong role. Another important topic to cover is the American's rights versus responsibilities. Democrats tend to believe we are guaranteed more rights than given responsibilities and Republicans believe the opposite. With all this in mind, which party has a more ethical and correct platform?

The democratic party's platform states" cooperation is better than conflict, unity is better than division, empowerment is better than resentment, and bridges are better than walls." Democrats believe in removing barriers and creating opportunities. One way this can be accomplished is by ending systematic racism; this can be done by pushing for social reform, removing the Confederate flag from public property as it is a racist symbol and by closing the racial pay and wealth gap. Another reform the democrat will push for is the criminal justice system. Privatized prisons and detention centers need to be ended as well as change for
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