Ep 187 // Election Rundown: Record Turnout, Misleading Polls, & Prospects of a Divided Government
"J. McVay and Joe Virgillito review what’s known so far about the results of the election. And we also hear live performances from Sam Burton and Ganga Lee, both recorded exclusively for BTRtoday. Episode Credits: Producer/Host: J. McVay Associate Producer: Joe Virgillito Composer/Editor: Hansdale Hsu [youtube]https://youtu.be/Vwcxiy6t9Ko[/youtube] [youtube]https://youtu.be/N0YrFuh-MUs[/youtube] 00:00 - Intro 00:55 - START /// Election Roundup 02:45 - The coverage we’ve been following 05:55 - Record turnout 09:10 - 1st time Trump voters 15:48 - Misleading polls 29:15 - Texas and other state governments didn’t flip as hoped / redistricting 33:55 - The Senate / prospect of a divided government 44:50 - Biden would offer baseline relief to vulnerable people targeted by Trump 51:55 - Media’s response to Trump’s lying and subversion of electoral process 55:45 - “Stop the count” or “count the vote?” 57:25 - Progressive propositions win across the country (incl. red states) 65:10 - Biggest surprises / final thoughts /// END 72:30 - “I Can Go With You,” (BTR Live Studio, 2020) - Sam Burton 76:50 - “Morning Sun” (BTR Live Studio, 2020) - Ganga Lee 80:30 - Outro/credits 81:18 - Finish. "