Every Whit Way: Episode 4 – Politics! Politics! Politics!

Every Whit Way: Episode 4 – Politics! Politics! Politics!

This week Alex sits down with the current Mayor of Gloucester Township, David Mayer, to discuss the state of local politics across the country. And later, the guys examine the current state of politics on the national level, as well as talk about their favorite Democratic Nominee for President of the United States.

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Does Social Media Polarize Our Elected Officials? Short Answer, Yes. Long Answer, It’s Complicated

Does Social Media Polarize Our Elected Officials? Short Answer, Yes. Long Answer, It’s Complicated

By Alexander Heller

Social media has changed the way people interact in politics in the U.S. and how politicians interact with their constituents. Since the founding of both Facebook and Twitter, politics as a whole became more heated and more personal. Suddenly, large swaths of people have the power to voice their concerns, albeit at the behest of qualified politicians. As people are becoming more involved with the political process it begs the question. How does social media influence political participation in the U.S.?

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