You're using MySQL's connector to access your MySQL DB using Python, and having read the documentation, are trying to work out why your very simple query isn't working:
Hmm, you had thought that because you were only passing one arg, you should pass it 'naked' and not in a tuple. Clearly that was wrong. So you write:
Here's the version that works:
Ugly, and I'm sure there's a nicer way of writing it (perhaps by creating an instance of some tuple class), but right now all I want to do is lie down in a darkened room...