I am an Historian by trade. This article in the New York Times really “hits the nail on the head.” We need to send people to Washington who understand the errors of the past and can keep us from repeating them. That’s one of the primary reasons I’m running for Congress.
What if Sociologists Had as Much Influence as Economists?
Walk half a city block in downtown Washington, and there is a good chance that you will pass an economist. People with advanced training in the field shape policy on subjects as varied as how health care is provided, broadcast licenses auctioned or air pollution regulated.