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The Absurdity of Vote Shaming

Teodrose Fikremariam
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Teodrose Fikremariam

Writer at Ghion Journal
Teodrose Fikremariam is the co-founder and former editor of the Ghion Journal.
Teodrose Fikremariam
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Over the past week, I witnessed countless occasions that made my head shake with incredulity as talking heads, pundits and media darlings kept inundating social media and the public airwaves to beseech people to “get out and vote”. They often do so with a shrillness that is a mix of hysteria and demagoguery. This is par for the course given the age of hyperbole and outrage we live in; after all, grabbing news cycles is…

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