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First, there is the lack of choice. If there are only two parties, then they must reach towards the majority of the country. Therefore, they need to not have extreme views, so they both are very similar because their options are limited.

Second, by only having two parties, it limits the potential for change. New ideas that don't follow the norm will most likely be thrown out than be adopted by the two major parties. The policies and the government change very little over time due to the two parties being so closely related.

Third, the two party system does not always provide the best leaders. Each party wants to win, so they will pick the person who has the best chance of winning. That being said, these people they choose may not always be the best leader.
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