Democracy is Unquestionably the Objective for our Elections

Seeing the ongoing, unsubstantiated attacks on selective aspects of the 2020 election as a threat to the democratic process, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss how democratic systems can only function if the vast majority of a populace is willing to buy into democratic norms (02:00) and consider what responsibility elected leaders and news media have in the presence of misinformation and unsubstantiated claims about elections (15:08). The guys also take a look at a recent study into how sleep affects is needed to perform (48:22)

Seeing the ongoing, unsubstantiated attacks on selective aspects of the 2020 election as a threat to the democratic process, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss how democratic systems can only function if the vast majority of a populace is willing to buy into democratic norms (02:00) and consider what responsibility elected leaders and news media have in the presence of misinformation and unsubstantiated claims about elections (15:08).  The guys also take a look at a recent study into how sleep affects is needed to perform (48:22)

Poll: 70 percent of Republicans don’t think the election was free and fair (Politico)

What Trump’s Refusal To Concede Says About American Democracy (538)

Federal prosecutors assigned to monitor election malfeasance tell Barr they see no evidence of substantial irregularities (WaPo)

Ga. secretary of state says fellow Republicans are pressuring him to find ways to exclude ballots (WaPo)

Lindsey Graham Says Republicans Lose Elections Because Democrats 'Cheat' (Newsweek)

Trump voters are flocking to a TV channel that claims Biden is not president-elect (CNN)

Why Six Hours Of Sleep Is As Bad As None At All (Pocket)