Just returned from a trip back east where I spent most of the time wearing my vlogger hat for the nonpartisan Why Tuesday? group. Why Tuesday? seeks to encourage debate about election reform by asking a simple question: why do we vote in national elections on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November? Last fall, for the group, I spent the run-up to the midterm elections tracking down and asking American politicians if they know why we vote on Tuesday. Most didn't, but if you want to know the answer it's in the video below.
Former NBA All-Star, U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Bill Bradley is an honorary co-chair of Why Tuesday?, and before he tapes an appearance on Bill Maher's show this Friday he'll be discussing and signing copies of his new book at 4PM at the UCLA Faculty Center. The book is called The New American Story and it's Bradley's plan for "mak[ing] America a better, stronger, truer country." Here's the New York Times review of the book. I'll be there Friday, and I'm inviting you.
March 31st I was with Senator Bradley in Mendham, New Jersey. Watch the video and he'll tell you why we vote on Tuesday:
FYI: Bradley will also be at Borders in Westwood tomorrow at 7PM.