There are 3 types of players in state politics

If you can understand what motivates another person, you can predict how they will behave, and that is very valuable intelligence to have. In over eight years of working with many legislators, boards, administrators, committees, lobbyists, and other players in Utah politics, I have built a paradigm of the basic types that I think covers all of the players. People can move between these roles, but people are usually just one at a given time. The Technocrat “…in the trough of human feces eternally are the flatterers…” –Dante’s Inferno This…