Why I can’t ignore politics (even though I really, really want to)

I just wanted to relax and binge watch shows in my free time—but a Senator woke me up

The election results were so surprising, even this guy got out to protest.
And the winner is… “Did Note Vote” by a landslide!
Ladies and gentlemen — the President of the United States…

ARE YOU NOT ENTERTAINED?

What’s at Stake

What To Do

1. Remember that the other side has noble motives

2. Ignore the noise, find the signal

“If you wish to improve, be content to appear clueless or stupid in extraneous matters.” —Epictetus

3. Avoid TV news

4. Read books

5. Triple check your sources

6. Overcompensate with kindness

7. Call your representatives

8. Learn from the Tea Party

9. Remember that we have it good

Going Forward

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