Tag Archives: Election Industrial Complex

Episode 42–Are Our Elections a Big Business?

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… Read More »

Episode 14–Are Doomed Campaigns Ponzi Schemes? Plus, “Election Industrial Complex”

We explore the growing “Election Industrial Complex” and how our elections have become a big business. And discuss some big questions like: are doomed political campaigns the new ponzi schemes? Is it wrong for politicians on a losing mission (cough, Bernie and Kasich, cough) to keep getting money for campaigns that can’t win? Is their… Read More »