Social progress requires that we move forward together. Such a thing can only happen in a stratified, diverse world if we focus on areas of agreement rather than conflict. This is not to say that it is easy to empathize, stomach, or ignore opposing positions of fellow citizens and politicians. It is only to say that progress requires we do. Metamodernism provides a model for doing just that.
It’s easy to see the appeal of the Libertarian Party: maximum freedom; minimal government. It's a time when Republican conservatism suffers under the 50-year-long capture by the business class. Democratic liberalism struggles to balance good governance with excessive regulation and expenditures on social goods.