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Tom Engelhardt: Democracy Has Been Superseded by Entertainment

Fed by billion-dollar campaign chests and 24/7 media coverage, this presidential election season was the biggest ever. Tom Engelhardt of TomDispatch.com, a Nation Institute project, calls it “super-sized politics.” Engelhardt appeared on Moyers & Company to talk about the country's case of electoral “elephantitis,” and its side effect of shrinking democracy.

Read Tom Engelhardt’s “The Supersizing of American Politics.”

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