The link between this topic and public/private relations should be obvious. This has historical merit, too. Consider the Cold War, a decades-long ideological conflict between capitalist United States and communist Soviet Union. Both sides understood the power of asserting one system as the new world order, and the ripple effect of that turmoil is still present today.
Polls indicate that Democrats will gain control of the U.S. Congress House and Republicans of the Senate. The 2018 midterm elections come at a time of extreme party polarization fueled by events such as the Brett Kavanaugh hearings, pipe bombs being sent to Democrats, a caravan of Hondurans making its way to the U.S. border and ongoing NAFTA reform.