How to Be a Stoic When Facing Modern Politics

[Quaestor Reading the Death Sentence to Senator Thrasea Paetus, by Fyodor Bronnikov, Radischev Art Museum, Wiki source]

You might be aware of the fact that arguably the most important US Presidential election in recent memory is coming up, in a few days. Despite one of the two candidates clearly leading in the polls, the outcome is uncertain, in part because of blatant attempts to undermine the legitimacy of the election, voter suppression, and a newly rebalanced (some would say unbalanced) Supreme Court that could hand in the…