But whereas before, discipline used to flow from elected leadership down, today it flows from factional leadership up.
To improve the quality of life, factional disputes are being cast aside.
Make no mistake, there is a factional fight under way in Texas.
The factional balance between elitists and populists is no longer at equilibrium.
The National Transitional Council was divided, torn by factional rivalry, tribalized.
The longer the tyrant reigned, the less men remembered their own factional divisions.
They undertake now this and now that; they cannot be quiet nor refrain from factional strife.
Never since the fend had ended in a pact of peace, had two factional leaders come so near a rupture.
He minded his own business and avoided all the factional disputes with which the neighborhood abounded.
Internal dissatisfaction and factional strife wore hard upon the spirit of a people trying to build up and develop a new country.