Holding Public Office Now Includes a Lot of Personal Safety Risks

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Running for office requires sacrifice.

Candidates on all sides of the political spectrum must be willing to give up free time, time with their families, sleep, weekends, vacations, and money.

They have to expect to see their names in the press, sometimes portrayed unfavorably, and have to be able to respond professionally to…

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Ted Millar

Ted Millar

Ted Millar is a teacher, poet, and political writer for Liberal America and the Left Place blog on Substack: https://theleftplace.substack.com/.