Voters are fed up. The dominance of corporate special interests and partisan bickering have created a political crisis. In every party and region of the country, people are looking for a new way forward.
As shocking as the 2016 election seemed, the truth is that candidate Trump’s promise to destroy the status quo, whatever the collateral consequences, suited the electorate’s mood. For three-and-a-half years leading to Election Day, Rasmussen Reports surveys showed that barely a third of voters believed the country was heading in the right direction.
On that, we couldn’t agree more.
The three of us come from different generations and professions—academia, startups, and politics—but we share a common diagnosis of our problems and a way out of the gridlock.