Once we decided to trash democracy, and live in the world where the two parties will alternate between Republicans and Democrats. the system was that the Republicans drove everything further to the right, and then the Democrats stood still. note that the Democrats didn't want left, they were a holding pattern in the center. the elites still one this to be true, has two a large number, but not the majority, of the voters. it is also true that the plurality of the voters when divided by states, as opposed to number, one this has well. and the Supreme Court things that things could be more to the right, even if they, themselves, do not believe in it as a personal matter.