Those that do seem to be limited to the every rich, the very egotistic, the very naïve or a combination of all three.
This squeezes out the average person – the ones the founding father’s had in mind.
The carpenters, the farmers, the office worker, the everyday people who make up our nation.
What is left is the delusional, the out-of-touch, the one striving for something – anything – that would bring meaning to their lives.
The average person is left standing on the sidelines.
And you can’t blame them.
Senators are retiring and hardly any viable candidates are stepping up to run for their seat.
This points to something many have been saying for years – few want to serve in the Senate.
Short of being President, it was once considered one of the most powerful and sought after political positions.