Monday, November 03, 2014

Shadow Government

Another winner from John Oliver, as he takes an extended, hilarious look at what's really at stake in the upcoming election this Tuesday. While all eyes are focused on which way the Senate will fall, there are thousands of uncontested races playing out across the country at the local level, where no one is really paying attention, but where a whole lot more is happening in terms of problematic legislation actually becoming law. As Oliver ably sums up at the end, it's hard to be angry with people whose names we don't know, but maybe we'll start paying more attention after watching this:

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