Recent political posturing and the resulting delay re the debt ceiling increase supports the need to investigate the credentials and campaign platforms of political candidates in more detail.
Upon reflection, it is amazing that even the Speaker of the House could have benefitted from more information on the goals of the freshman Congress members who would not relent on their campaign promises.
http://www.allcan.org is a step in the correct direction. It is all about candidates completing a voluntary "self-survey"...before the voters cast their ballots! (The site seeks an academic to write the outline for in-home neighborhood classes explaining the two-party system, constitutional law and methods to overcome voter apathy.)
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