"In the time of COVID19, Greg Orman joins a virtual panel over Zoom to discuss the film UnRepresented. Hosted by American Public Square, the conversation focuses on the rigged American electoral system and systematic legal corruption in Washington that has usurped power from the people and given it to special interest groups and other DC insiders."
"A recent Gallup poll shows that 43 percent of Americans describe themselves as independent. We also know that partisanship in America is highly negative – Americans don’t particularly like their own party, but they hate the other party. Because of this dynamic, a credible independent could create an opportunity to transcend that and be competitive."
More Americans Identify as Independent than GOP or DEM
"If you look at the reelection rates for members of Congress, they run in the high 90s. And yet, Congress routinely has a 15 percent approval rating. So you have to ask yourself the question, and the answer is multiple, but number one is that they rig the rules so that no one can compete with them."
Independent Candidate Takes on Senator Pat Roberts
"I’ve tried both parties and I have generally been disappointed. For all of my life I’ve been fiscally responsible and socially tolerant. My position on the issues have been very consistent. It’s the Parties and what we’re seeing in Washington, and the rush to extremes that has changed."