Too many people have said they can’t run for office because they: 1) are divorced; 2) should be divorced; 3) had an issue with the IRS; 4) don’t feel “qualified”; 5) raised a little too much hell one night when they were in college in some other state fifteen years ago — you name it.
Well, Donald Trump just took all of those excuses off the table. He has proven that nothing — literally nothing — is too high a hill to climb.
In all seriousness, the only way we truly claw our way back to sanity is to have lots of great progressives step up to run for office.
In the next two years, hundreds of local offices from school board to county commission and on and on will be up for election.
The only way you ensure losing is by not running.
Want to DO something? Run for office. Step up to serve.