Can Mr Smith Get To Washington?
For the original post, view the video “Can Mr. Smith Get To Washington?” Then, answer two of the four
questions below. You must use information from the Video, then only after identifying the information from the
video that applies to the question, you may offer your opinion (what do you think personally about what you
saw or interpreted from the video on this topic?).
(PACs) What challenges are faced by people who want to change the political landscape in Washington?
Social Networks: Do you think Jeff Smith would have been elected if he were a member of a well-connected
Voting Trends: Why do you think that so many people complain about politicians but reliably vote for those who
are firmly part of the establishment?
Policy impact on Issues: What does the groundswell of support for Jeff Smith tell us about the potential for