We are confidently assured, by just about every authority figure entitled to opine on the political scene, that there are two great parties in the US.
One says no.
The other strains mightily to produce a gnat.
A gnat, moreover, which was made by our bespoke policy establishment, to fit the other party which didn't want the suit. (Mixing metaphors is a lot of fun.)
Great? I have other uses for the word.