Comment: Its obvious both parties are one and the same

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Its obvious both parties are one and the same

Theodor Mommsen on Romes political parties sometime before the revolution:
"...both parties contended alike for the shadows, and numbered in their ranks none but enthusiasts or hypocrites. Both were equally affected by the political corruption, and both were in fact equally worthless. Both were necessarily tied down to the status quo, for neither on the one side nor on the other was there found any political idea - to say nothing on any political plan - reaching beyond the existing state of things; and accordingly the two parties were so entirely in agreement that they met at every step as respected both means and ends, and a change of party was a change of political tactics more than of political sentiments."
" The History of Rome"
those words convey exactly whats going on today

"It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their own selfish purposes."
Andrew Jackson