Election campaigns as an engine of economic growth

The Daily Show suggests that having more frequent elections may be the best way to stimulate economic growth.

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
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(This clip appeared on October 11, 2012. To get suggestions on how to view clips of The Daily Show and The Colbert Report outside the US, please see this earlier post.)


  1. Reginald Selkirk says

    As noted in the video, election spending has gone through the roof. But where are the jobs? Unemployment has barely dipped under 8%.
    Some forms of spending are better than others at stimulating the economy (multiplier effect), and election spending just doesn’t seem to be doing the job.

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