Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt on practicing pluralism

Mayor of Oklahoma City David Holt
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"Pluralism is the concept that lots of different worldviews can coexist and you can still attain outcomes through a democratic process. [Those outcomes] are good enough for most or all of those worldviews." - David Holt, Mayor of Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt says pluralism allows competing worldviews to coexist and leads to beneficial outcomes. Elected officials should reflect their constituents’ broad views, he says, but they need incentives to do so. Read more in this Bush Institute essay on how mayors like David Holt practice pluralism at the local level.