As the politicians wrap up this season’s melees of madness, it is always good to look at what policies gained ground with the populace as the candidates canvased the nation for votes. This cycle we saw more talk about private prisons than before. First it was an overlapping conversation between the Sanders campaign and an accusation that the Clinton campaign was taking money from the private prison industry. By the end of the primary however, the Hillary campaign had taken the narrative on fully that it was time to end private prisons.
Betsy Woodruff of the Daily Beast wrote a new article on how well received this message has been received on the road.