So what will it really take to get this economy on it’s feet?
“Our confidence flows not from our skill at maneuvering through political mazes, not from our ability to make the right deal at the right time, nor from any idea of playing one interest group off against the other. Unlike our opponents, who find their glee in momentary political leverage, we [nourish] our strength of purpose from a commitment to ideals that we deeply believe are not only right but that work.”
Ronald Reagan 1987 speech “A Future That Works”
I’ll take a “citizen legislator” over a “skilled politician” every time.