They are the byproduct of political parties that haven’t lived up to citizens’ expectations, and start to be more a part of the problem than of the solution. The provincial ruling parties detached their local elections from the national ones in order to keep their territories. They are the pond where every political party will go fish, and what currently keeps all political strategists awake at night. Political parties as we have known them don’t exist anymore. “Democracy doesn’t work without political parties; but it doesn’t with these ones, either,” wrote Yanina Welp.
Source: Bueno Aires Herald October 03, 2023 09:16 UTC