Four Inspiring Things To Watch on Election Day (Instead of Doomscrolling)


This post is by n Rohit n from Influential Marketing


This is not a good day to watch the news.

As the votes get cast and counted throughout the United States, it is hard for most of us to resist the temptation to tune into the constant “breaking news” as media pundits engage in minute by minute mostly irrelevant guesswork about who is surging ahead in the polls.

To help you spend your time elsewhere as we wait for the results, I thought I would share some of the videos I’ve been watching recently to help distract me from the noise and to help elevate my mood and optimism for the future.

Hopefully they might help you do the same.

1. The West Wing Reinvented

It has been 17 years, but a few weeks ago HBO came back with a stage version of one of the best episodes from the iconic show and a video editor masterfully cut it together with the original for this fantastic episode that will remind you about the optimistic power of democracy and why the idea of America has always been such a source of inspiration.

West Wing Episode "Hartsfield's Landing" 2002 Original and 2020 Stage Production Mixed Together from Dave Blair Camera & Editing on Vimeo.

2. Tracy Chapman – Talkin’ ‘Bout A Revolution

Hearing Tracy Chapman sing “poor people gonna rise up” in her recent performance of her hit song for the Late Night With Seth Meyers is a powerful reminder of the importance of voting. Her battle cry has only become (Read more…)