What is the most important political issue to YOU? Why? In what ways has the American political system been succeeding/failing to deal with that issue? Why? Which theory, concept, and/or idea is most relevant for explaining such successes/failures? What should be done and why? Make sure your answers distinguish between the way things empirically are and the way they normatively ought to be in your opinion. Five pages is a good length for this assignment (double-spaced, 1-inch margins, 12- point Times New Roman font, APA format* for citations). Your paper will be checked for originality using D2L's Turnitin plagiarism detection software.
*APA format is for citations only. You don't need to include a title page, abstract, and etc.