The Constitution describes 3 branches of the federal government: the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial. It also originally indicated that the rules to elect Senators and Representatives “… shall be prescribed in each State by the Legislature thereof” (emphasis mine) and that Senators were elected by each State’s Legislature.
Nashua calls itself the “Gate City.” One thing about gates: they allow admission and they also enforce exclusion. Looking at the current political environment in Nashua, the key seems to be the enforcement of exclusion – but in this case, exclusion of residents – and especially parents – from the political process.
Elections in Nashua are held every year. In “even” years, candidates for federal office are on the ballot. In “odd” years, candidates for local and state offices are on the ballot. But because local elections don’t generate the excitement and (sometimes) national coverage of elections for federal offices, Nashua residents rarely show up at the …
I write in response to another article on the Grok that discussed the past and present failures of McConnell, McCarthy, and the rest of the GOPe’s failure to do anything about Benghazi, “Big Tech,” or (most likely) Afghanistan.