Bradley Knott is a veteran political consultant.
Like many Americans, I feared for our democracy as the 2022 midterms approached.
I’ve worked in campaigns for years, at levels where I witnessed the rough side of the business. But 2022 felt different, more threatening, and more consequential than other elections. The insurrection showed how extreme Make America Great Again was and remains.
Plus, the combination of Donald Trump, foreign intervention, and social media have proven impossible to regulate and very effective in the dark art of misinformation and grievance politics.Continue Reading...