The Inaugural Episode: Unraveling the Unenrolled


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We welcome the Unenrolled

In our inaugural Episode We learn from the Scotts: The Unenrolled Voter phenomenon; What’s behind the history of the polling state and modern marketing apparatus in politics.  We take a deep dive into local political current events including how Scott J. got crushed in the most recent mayoral special election and whats up with the Zlotnik campaigns proto-fascist logo? 

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Dual Headshots of Scott J. Graves & Scott M. Graves

In our inaugural episode Scott J. Graves and Scott M. Graves tackle the phenomenon of the unenrolled (independent) voter from a local/state then national perspective. Think it’s not important? nationally a full third of voters are unenrolled in a major political party, 62.3% of voters in Massachusetts are unenrolled. We explore how we got here from the 1950’s to now, why this phenomenon is or may not be that important and we brush up on the details behind our most recent special mayoral election. We also offer a book recommendation, These Truths: A History of the United States by Jill Lapore, published by Norton. Also for our viewers Great article:

Scotts on the Rocks Politica is a political-centric broadcast featuring the two Scotts.  Scott J. Graves is a politically conservative pundit and Scott M. Graves is a liberally minded political junky. Together they prove why you and I have more in common and that we’re better together than torn asunder.

Their weekly podcast will feature a careful examination of a topical political story from a national and then local perspective.

If you appreciate local journalism with a global reach, if you want to cut through the BS and get right to the heart of the matter where it counts for your family our show is right for you.



With that in mind we’re launching an initiative we’re calling M The Media Project. This is a service of SMGraves Associates and over the months and years ahead we’re hoping to experiment with a variety of mediums, financial models and service delivery methods to deliver important news to a regional audience.  

It is our hope that we will create successful media services companies, incubated right here in central Massachusetts that have the potential of becoming replicable.  

The stakes for our society are too high for us not to take this endeavor on.  There are too many capable journalists across the country willing to take part in new and successful business enterprise dedicated to the smart delivery of local political, social and cultural stories.  The stories that tell us who we are and who we desire to be.

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