How is it that activists are so often completely ineffective? Even when they espouse a cause acceptable to the majority of the American people? And why do they not take a harder look at just how effective/ineffective they are, so as to evolve toward more effective means of activism? To what extent are activist groups coopted?
Until pols fear you, they won't respect you. Until you can successfully challenge at least a few of the most vulnerable, worst offenders in primaries, why should they?
This has been another edition of "simple answers to simple questions."