034: The Fate Of The Free World

Elections. They are the cornerstone of any democracy. Election Day is the time when we, collectively, commit to affirm, create to destroy the course of the nation, all in the name of progress. At least, that's how the story goes. But this past Tuesday, the United States had its midterm elections with an abysmal voter turnout percentage. Many, it seems, simply didn't care enough to cast a ballot. At the same time, narratives across news channels geared up for the typical all-night coverage, as though the fate of the free world hung in the balance.

How do these two opposing stories shape the law of the land?