A study conducted by a professor at Brigham Young University that argues Sen. Mike Lee is the most ideologically extreme Senator in Utah history is getting significant attention, but a key finding in the study deserves more attention. So far, coverage of the study has overlooked the degree to which ideological extremism on the right outpaces ideological extremism on the left.
I read an op-ed in the Deseret News this past weekend about women in decision making roles in Utah. It was written by Natalie Gochnour, the chief economist for the Salt Lake City Chamber of Commerce. The editorial highlighted the many reasons why we need more women in politics and leadership positions. “Why is feminine