Portland Press Herald
| by Dan Shea

Dan Shea, professor of government, wrote an opinion piece in the Portland Press Herald titled “Can average citizens rise to the occasion in response to Mueller’s findings?” The Jan. 18 piece questions if average citizens are still able to see their role as fundamental in a democracy, or if they’re swayed by partisan identification. “Can we break from our partisan filters to find pragmatic policy solutions, as was routine throughout much of our nation’s history?” Shea writes. “Can we set aside our partisan impulses, turn away from the talking heads on television and radio and steer clear of social media to objectively assess Mueller’s findings?”

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