Donald Trump’s election has Democratic candidates lining up like there’s a new Star Wars movie coming out. People who have never considered a run for office are passing petitions around and setting up websites.
One key tenet of modern conservatism is that you’re on your own. Conservatives fought Social Security because retirement should not be a public responsibility. If you fall on hard times, there’s nothing anyone else can do.
She Should Run, an organization that recruits women to run for political office, reports that “over 15,000 motivated, engaged, and qualified women who want to run for office” have signed up since the election of Donald Trump.