Argument: Divided government avoids reactionary power swings
"Here's my dream ticket: Why divided government's good for America". Daily News. 2 Nov. 2008 - "Indeed, much of Barack Obama's argument for election is based on ending not just George Bush's administration, but on overturning Republican philosophy on everything from Iraq to regulating markets to tax policy. Most of those issues emerged during Bush's first six years, when the GOP also held Congress.