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He additionally advocates for legalizing recreational marijuana, practical technology policy, and vocational education for secondary students.At the end of the day, Kissel trusts that millennials have the power to create practical, competent, and respectful solutions across the board.
On the other, it was a rude awakening that the dissatisfied have to take politics into their own hands. At his “day job,” Kissel — along with co-hosts Marcus Parks and Henry Zebrowski — hosts a true-crime-meets-paranormal comedy podcast.
He’s now a candidate for Brooklyn borough president and is up for election on Tuesday, Nov.
7.“I want to show people you can do it," Kissel tells me about his decision to run, "and hopefully a lot of young people will follow. After all, he says, everyone has their own past, and as long as you "treat the voters with humanity and respect," voters can "accept all the flaws that go with that person, as long as that person is willing to accept them."Like the criminals he covers on , Kissel says with a laugh, “a lot of politicians are sociopaths with no moral compass.
I want to get people who were not at all involved, or who thought politics was full of stuffy, old douchebags — because in a lot of ways, it is — to break out of that and say ‘enough, let’s make it better.’” As someone who’s been recorded in podcasts and on the radio for eight years, Kissel acknowledges that a lot of people hesitate to run for office for fear of criticism or having their past exposed. Obviously not all of them, but we want the people that have scruples, morals, and are worried about their own failings." Still, Ben cautions that there are risks when unqualified people run our government, and those who choose to run for a position should be doing real research on policy instead of "just [throwing] out these grandiose cultural themes, like Trump does, with zero practical policy behind them."And Kissel has done his policy research. With a population of over 2.6 million people, Brooklyn (New York City’s largest borough) is almost the size of Chicago — and it’s growing.
Kissel has spent time walking around Brooklyn — which, he says, feels like "six different countries — and talking to the people he passes on the street about their lives.
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