In some democratic countries, there are two-party political systems, where there may be many political parties, but two are consistently the most powerful. In others, there are multiparty systems. All democratic countries have moderate politicians and political parties. Here are three facts about moderate political parties.
1. The Rejection Of Radical Standpoints
Moderate political parties generally reject the more radical views that may be espoused by more left-leaning and right-leaning politicians. Moderates instead tend to prefer and advocate for views that might be considered centrist or mainstream. (more…)