Argument: Voters preferred one-party rule in 2008 US elections
Linda Feldmann. "Ups and downs in history of one-party rule". Christian Science Monitor. 28 Oct. 2008 - "the American public is showing unprecedented support for one-party rule in Washington, according to the latest Washington Post-ABC News poll. Fifty percent of likely voters say they would prefer that the same party control both the White House and Congress, a new high for that poll. Thirty percent said they wanted split-party rule."