He mentions how people always ask him questions such as Why cant you all do a

He mentions how people always ask him questions such

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describes interactions that he had with people in 1 on 1 settings. He mentions how people always ask him questions such as, "Why can’t you all do a common-sense infrastructure investment bill without breaking the bank?" and, "Why do we never have a budget?”. Saase recognizes that there is a problem with the US government not being to fulfill everybody's needs, and even though he works for the government, Saase believes that a change should be made. However, he does not agree with the people who tell him that government officials are just, "wasting their lives". Saase recognizes the fact that there are problems in the government, but he also believes that the reason that people join government roles is to improve the lives of the citizens.
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Saase wanted to show US citizens that getting unnecessarily angry over a government decision won’t help anyone and he does that by adopting a first-person point of view throughout his book and this excerpt. He mentions how him and the nation as a whole is seething in political discontent. Saase name drops some of the more controversial political figures in modern politics and he mentions how the nation views them as pure evil instead of merely being incompetent or insufficient. He put himself in the position of a citizen in order to further understand why and the
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