US politics may be swinging back to liberal centre


Donald Trump’s departure from “the most powerful office in the world,” suggests the hard swing to the Right in American politics may be swinging back to the centre — where that country’s liberals traditionally plant their post.

The Democratic Party victors in last week’s US election, Joe Biden and Kamalla Harris, represent that liberal centre, albeit with a slight tilt, at least on the part of Harris, to the Left of centre. ..

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