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.”