(Feb 18, 2020) There’s an opportunity hiding in plain sight for Democratic candidates: Most voters think Washington needs to be completely overhauled. But there’s been nothing in the Democratic debates on fixing broken government — literally not one question.
Rebooting Washington is not somehow illiberal. Cutting waste and obsolete programs is vital to pay for progressive programs. A new governing vision that relieves unnecessary red tape will attract voters. Here is Philip Howard’s essay in this week‘s Newsweek.
In early March, we will launch a Campaign for Common Sense. Our goal is to build public demand for a spring cleaning of Washington — not to get rid of government, but to make it work. Here is our mission statement. If you agree, help spread the word. That’s how movements succeed.