My current interest in politics: 0.0000001%
I’m sure that will change throughout life, but currently it’s super low.
HOWEVER…..I do find the process of running a campaign fascinating. It involves:
- Fundraising hundreds of millions of dollars.
- Forming alliances.
- Playing strategies.
- A bunch of shady “scratch-my-back-and-I’ll-scratch-your-back” deals happen.
Plus I think this is what super rich people do.
It seems when each economic class moves upwards, they discover something:
Poor: “Oh wow! I can learn valuable skills that will make me more money.”
Middle Class: “Oh wow! I can create my own income and don’t have to work for somebody else.”
Rich: “Oh wow! I can actually switch out the people who make the rules.”
For this reason I went to go see Madeline Albright (former secretary of state) speak at a private house. I had to pay money to attend: