I finally watched Knock Down The House (2019) - an excellent documentary that follows four incredible women, including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and I can highly recommend it if you havent seen it yet.
It gave me a sense of hope that politics doesn’t have to be the cesspool that it is now, and there is indeed hope for democracy in America. My hope of course also is that it encourages folks in other countries as well to take on the increasingly difficult challenge of not being a scumbag in politics.
It is Election Day and although I don’t live in America anymore, I am redirecting the hope I got from Knock Down The House into today. Long live democracy! It may not be perfect but it’s the best we have so far.