The pro-incumbent bias in American politics won’t be dismantled overnight. Ultimately it can be whittled away only by emboldening and strengthening challengers. Fire Your Congressman gives fed-up voters a way to leverage the power of money against the fortress of incumbency.
Both political parties are guilty in inhibiting challengers to the sitting incumbent by restricting fundraising opportunities and chances to engage with the incumbent in debates.
If both parties are discouraging involvement and primary challengers of the candidates … the representation starts to fail, and we’re witnessing that right now.