From Lift Bridges and Mine Shafts (a progressive blog by Houghton County Democrats)
By Elise Matz*
If you’re reading this blog, there’s a good chance politics gets your blood pumping. You read the paper, you know the candidates, you know the issues. Maybe you even shout at the TV sometimes, at Michelle Malkin or Glenn Beck. This is only natural. You are not alone.
But this is only a slice of the big picture, the political pizza, if you will. We get fired up by reading newspapers and blogs, and watching cable news -- but the really important business of politics is far more mundane ... Read more on the Lift Bridges and Mine Shafts blog.
*Author Elise Matz wrote this article on Oct. 2, 2010.