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 imp...