New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Politicians: A necessary demystification

 

October 7, 2019



Politicians are people with jobs and with bosses.

On its face that seems like a relatively uncontroversial statement, but I'm always surprised at how much time people spend looking for high principle in the decisions politicians make instead of considering the mundane dynamics of political employment.

In a recent column, I pointed out that Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) finally opened a formal impeachment inquiry versus President Donald Trump because she's good at counting votes, not because she's personally keen on the idea. Pelosi wants to keep her party's top job in the US House of Represe...



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