posted by nathaly .
Without our two political parties cutting across economic and geographic interests democracy as we know it could never have been made to funtion. The author probably meant to suggest that
a) an important feature of u.s. political system is the broadly based appeal of the two political parties
b) each political party appeals to a different social class
c) only a two-party system can funtion in a democracy
d) political parties in the United States tend to represent sectional interests
e) there is no significant difference between the democratic and republican parties
i think that is a