Episode 42–Are Our Elections a Big Business?

By | October 22, 2016

Hot on the heels of the 3rd and (mercifully) final debate, we take you inside “the Election Industrial Complex.” We find that Trump is right about our elections being rigged, but—of course—not in the way he means. Why are incumbents more likely to die in office than be defeated? Why does the candidate who spends the most money win more than 90% of the time? Is Trump the worst role model possible for our nation’s youth? Will Republicans find a way to gerrymander districts even further? Why are blue states more competitive for the opposition than red states? And, of course, we’re once again forced to talk about the enduring madness of King Trump…

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