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


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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