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Newstopia: U.S. Election System Explained

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Saturday, May 3rd, 2008

Newstopia sounds like the Daily Show down under. In this clip they explain our election system, described by a commenter on NPR Sunday Soapbox as a Rube Goldberg system. Watch the video to see why.

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It ought to be on a sunday. no other country in the world does elections on a weekday.

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