Guest Column: Politics as Sport

What if we handled political action like sports?
by Will White

Sports as PoliticsWould politics be more popular if it were treated as a sport? The answer is probably yes, considering media coverage and public demand. Michigan’s Speaker of the House, Jase Bolger admits to “being drawn in to political gamesmanship” after he was caught trying to game the electoral system. Sports and politics compete for headlines, but sports has its own section of the paper, TV sports anchors, and even its own networks.

Consider for a moment though if sports teams were covered like political parties. The only NFL teams Continue reading