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Ben Sasse speaking about “what Washington has to do with Jerusalem:”

Increasingly, we live in an age when people want to project great meaning on politics. This won’t work. We live in a time when people want the dividing line – the Manichaean line between good and evil – to run between political parties. It’s not going to fulfill them. It’s not going to satisfy them. We live in an age that yearns for a city that has foundations; that’s normal, that’s natural…

Update: During the interview portion, Sasse is asked what’s been surprising as a senator. His response: “I’ve realized that if you say, ‘Washington shouldn’t be your god,’ that some people respond that they want to kill you. That’s a surprise.”