Here’s another challenge for the press — and members of the American public, and people in the rest of the world affected by U.S. debates — in reckoning with this moment in U.S. political history. It’s one that Paul Krugman, with whom I’ve sometimes disagreed about politics, mentions almost as a throwaway line in his column early today, as shown at right.The United States still has two major parties. But one of them is no longer interested actually in governing. And we’re dealing with the consequences.

Source: The U.S. Congressional Defunding of the Export-Import Bank – The Atlantic