Speaking only for myself, and not Lilla, I think the problem is an over emphasis on protest and…
Jon Ward
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Thank you. I look forward to seeing more of your analysis. I do think people are bored and annoyed by the daily work of politicking. And I think you are on to something. I’m just nervous about how many pieces seem to be de-emphasizing the value of protests at the same time the administration and the GOP are holding hearings about protesters and depicting them as terrorists. The rhetoric from DC this year has been disturbing. I apologize for my harsh language.

There are far too few people involved at the community level when it comes to political infrastructure and activism, and I don’t know how to address that. Getting people to show up has always been a struggle, at every level.