After the days spent traveling New Hampshire in search of novel insights prognosticating the coming months of our political spectacle, of inroads to the minds of candidates and organizers seeking leadership roles in our market of ideas and government jobs, to compare the frame of mind of the wide-eyed visiting volunteers and resident voters of outsize influence with those in my home community, and to generally learn whether I could fairly expect my anxieties to be quieted by our process, I was left vexed.
Music is the original gig economy, and the concerns of the musical underclass are shaped by America at large.
“I don’t care if they’re young or old, I want them to have a good mind, to be able to have some good policies.”
“We try to echo what Granny Haddock did and show determination that we can get this fixed. Because every issue you can think of—climate, health care, education—is not gonna happen until we get big money out of politics.”
“I was alarmed by some of the answers from the other candidates at the debates the other night,” she said. “I will end those wasteful regime change wars.”