Most folks want less noise, more substance, from lawmakers

A nice editorial in the Oklahoman this morning builds upon research from

The Editorial Board wrote that the Kavanaugh confirmation hearings “gave the partisans from both major parties plenty of ammo for their constant attacks on each other, but it most likely did little to engage or persuade Americans who have grown weary of politics and politicians.”

Citing my recent column, they noted that most voters have mixed views and don’t see the midterms as the ultimate fight between good and evil. In their words, “these polls indicate the high-pitched, ideologically driven battles so prevalent today are less important to most folks than politicians getting meaningful work accomplished. They want less noise, more substance.”

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