What really matters is that politics is covered almost exclusively as a sport.
What the Hell Just Happened?
Dave Pell
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More accurately: it’s covered like a spectator sport.

Politics is not a spectator sport. That’s entertainment.

Politics is actually a participatory sport, played in local, state, and national leagues.

If we’re to be deserving of a democracy we have to be involved in public life.

A hundred million eligible voters didn’t even bother to vote. That’s a sign of an unhealthy political life.