VG commentator Frithjof Jacobsen says in the book Project Prime Minister that "modern politics is not about educating the people and seeking adherence to ideological principles, but about trying to understand what answers people want to hear". The goal is to mean the same as most people. Politicians do not come to power by party; instead they should follow. Social media is spreading fake news and coughing up simple solutions that most people want to hear. As a counterpart, ambitious politicians publish books in which they try to raise their eyes, reflect and emerge as heads of state. Erna did it in the book People, not billions, Jonas with In motion – both clearly inspired by Barack Obama To live a dream. In France, all presidential candidates publish books before. . .
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