A wise old politician once told me that all politics are local. After watching campaigns, elections and political shenanigans for 25 years, I have come to the conclusion that it is true.
When you look at the national situation, you have to remember that it all comes down to the people who go to the polls and mark a ballot.
Yes, you can debate the merits of the national media, the two-party system, and the massive political machines, but I’m always impressed that a man or woman quietly walks into a polling station determines who is in charge of the country. the biggest and most powerful in the world.
And it’s the local people who team up with a particular candidate at the start of a campaign that make things happen. They put up signs in their backyards, fold the ears of family and friends and …
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