We face a lot of complicated issues today, so we rely on our news networks to cut through the complexity and give us the issues in simple, easy to digest pieces. Unfortunately, as Jon Stewart pointed out on Tuesday, it's possible to dumb things down a little too much.
Enter CNN and the most important journalistic question of our time: Is it good or bad?
Watch Stewart take the cable news network apart for finding an even less nuanced approach to reporting than "right or left." Check out part one above and part two below.
BEFORE YOU GO
How to vote
Vote-by-mail ballot request deadline: Varies by state
For the Nov 3 election: States are making it easier for citizens to vote absentee by mail this year due to the coronavirus. Each state has its own rules for mail-in absentee voting. Visit your state election office website to find out if you can vote by mail.Get more informationTrack ballot status
In-person early voting dates: Varies by state
Sometimes circumstances make it hard or impossible for you to vote on Election Day. But your state may let you vote during a designated early voting period. You don't need an excuse to vote early. Visit your state election office website to find out whether they offer early voting.My Election Office
General Election: Nov 3, 2020
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