The People Are the Problem
Everyone wants to get the money out of politics. What this newsletter presupposes is: What if we need to get The People out of politics?
Last night’s TNB was very much an eat-your-vegetables show. Nothing sexy—just a very deep dive into the war in Ukraine and the Russian political situation. Not a lot of takes, but a ton of info. Listen to the podcast version here.
Also: I did Fast Politics with my buddy Molly Jong-Fast today and I’ll be real with you: I came to play. You can listen to the show here.
Made me even more fired up for the NYC show in two weeks where it’ll be the BFF, MJF, and me. Get tix if you’re going to be in town.
1. The People
My buddy David Byler has a depressingly clear-eyed look at the influence of money in politics and it turns out that the problem isn’t the money. It’s The People: