As an example of the two halves of our one party system working together take the brooha over the Obamacare glitch regarding illegal aliens:
The Socialist Democratic Party crafts a bill to cover illegal aliens' healthcare expenses. The Socialist Republican Party squawks publically. The SDP disputes this and points to language in the bill.
The Socialist Republican party protests there is no verification of citizenship required prior to treatment.
National ID card.
Comrade, your papers, please!