Calling Out The Safe Seat Congress

I live in the Congressional District CA-13, and my Congressional Representative is Barbara Lee. I don’t think there’s much sunlight politically between me and Ms. Lee. Barbara Lee speaks for me, as the saying goes. But what exactly does Barbara Lee say? She has a safe seat and a quiet voice, and that bothers me.

I’m not picking on Ms. Lee specifically. But I’m most familiar with her so I will use her as an example. In the June 5, 2018 primary election, she ran unopposed. She garnered 96.82% of the votes and “Write-In” only got 3.18%. She’s untouchable for another two…