20. this entire 12 year+ US election result narrative is so damaging to one of the principal foundations
of a democratic society - that there will be freely held, accountable, and fair systems of voting.
Each one of these stories, from Bush v. Gore on down to today's headlines, deals a blow to the body politic's trust and increases voter apathy. It also detaches, one event at a time, the very meaning of what is an objective truth in terms of a simple sum of numbers.
all are in the gutter, but some look up to the stars