I genuinely appreciate stuff like this, but it would be so much better if Musgraves would tell the audience exactly who is supporting change & who is fighting it. The main obstacles are Mitch McConnell & the GOP. Name them.
The pressure not to appear partisan or "take sides," which operates powerfully & implicitly in so many areas of our culture, has become a barrier to truth-telling. The GOP has become a nihilist death cult & average people just hear that "Washington" or "politics" is to blame.
There are gun safety bills, election security bills, carbon tax bills, immigration bills -- bills to start tackling all sorts of America's problems in ways supported by majorities of its citizens. Mitch McConnell won't bring them to a vote. Say his name.
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