Former GOP Rep. Mickey Edwards

I’m More Brand-Loyal to the Kit Kat Bar Than I Am to the Republican Party

Former Republican Congressman Mickey Edwards, who represented Oklahoma for 16 years, is the author of The Parties Versus the People: How to Turn Republicans and Democrats into Americans. Before talking about how to fix our political party system, he talked Kit Kats (his favorite candy bar), Kurt Vonnegut (whose books he wishes he had written), and country music (he’s not a fan) in the Zócalo green room.

Republicans and Democrats, Get Lost

Our Two Parties Have Placed a Stranglehold on Governance, Says Former Republican Congressman Mickey Edwards

“Has it ever occurred to you that there’s something wrong with a system where every two years we go to the polls to ‘take the country back’ from the people …