So today, Craig is finally going to start talking about politics. Now up until this point we’ve specifically been looking at government – that is answering the questions of who, what, and how in relation to policies. But politics is different in that it looks at why certain policies are made. We’re going to start today by looking at public opinion – specifically how the public does (and does not) influence our elected officials.

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29 COMMENTS

  1. Did you circle the wrong person when you were pointing out President Lincoln? …Or was the person wearing a top hat not him? lol

  2. i can only find this quote "how a nation’s population collectively views vital policy issues and evaluates political leaders” on a random prezzi and a flipcard website 😛
    is that where you got it from, or is there a reliable source ?

  3. Thanks Craig, These video help me a little sometimes. I'm horrible with government and politics. Your humor helps a lot.

  4. Why not just have a direct-democracy like Switzerland. And while your at it, universal basic income for all citizens, please!

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