1. After reading the text and watching the video, identify which step in the policy process model you believe can be most influenced by citizens and give your rationale why (you may give specific examples to help illustrate your point).
2. Based on the public policy process as described in the book and the video, do you believe public policy can be separated from politics or is it inherently political by definition? Fully explain and give at least one example to support your response.
3. Respond to two (2) posts by your classmates regarding their views on whether they believe public policy can be separated from politics or if they believe it is inherently political by definition. Your responses should be at least two paragraphs long. A paragraph consists of at least three sentences.
4. Your answer to the question should be no less than three paragraphs long. A paragraph consists of at least three sentences.