How to lobby your Congressperson but also talk about fun stuff like 'Westworld'

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In the wake of Donald Trump’s election, many concerned voters have taken to personally lobbying Congress about the President-elect’s cabinet picks.

Informative guides on lobbying Congress like the “We’re His Problem Now” Calling Sheet or Jezebel’s piece on effective congressional lobbying (please look at these) have led to a surge of individual calls to representatives. None of them, however, give tips on how to bring up fun stuff like HBO’s Westworld while you have them on the phone.

In a democracy, it’s vitally important that you, as a concerned citizen, make these calls and put pressure on your representatives. Also though, I think that your representatives are people too and it would be nice of you to talk about something cool like HBO’s Westworld while you’ve already got their attention. Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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