Adam Ellwanger: Is Politics Pro-wrestling?

Is our democracy rigged just like a pro-wrestling match? Adam Ellwanger, professor of English at the University of Houston–Downtown and writer at Human Events, joins David Gornoski to expound on this matter where presidential elections can’t be fairly decided thanks to media bias. Ellwanger says that whereas pro-wrestling will subtly acknowledge our recognition that it is choreographed, the mainstream media will demand that we cheer for their designated “good guys.” How do we deprogramme ourselves from the performance art that is politics? Is the Left losing its cultural power?

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