Gamify the Midterms: Can We Reward You For Voting? | September 12, 2018 Act 2 | Full Frontal on TBS

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  • Published on:  Wednesday, September 12, 2018
  • Most Americans didn't vote in 2016. What can convince them if not the general dissolution of the entire world politic? How about a cleanly designed app that pays you money? Hopefully it's that, because that's what we made for you. Download the game here:

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  • Sean Warren
    Sean Warren  4 hours ago

    Link in description, sheesh.

  • Tiffany
    Tiffany  11 hours ago

    Anyone have a referral code?

  • Ben Blevis
    Ben Blevis  12 hours ago

    When the first ever question is which old white man is not a president.

  • King Kong1453
    King Kong1453  15 hours ago

    The idea of a game , will definitely work , 😂😂😂

  • xcw4934
    xcw4934  23 hours ago

    Voting is extremely important but at the same time highly illogical for any individual to make the effort. The odds of any one voter's vote being decisive is outrageously remote in a large scale election with more than a few hundred voters. Australia's Founding Fathers realised this so voting is compulsory and if you fail to show up you get fined. For some reason failing to vote in a state election here in New South Wales (fine of A$55 ~US$40) is more expensive than failing to vote in a federal election (A$20 ~US$15). Also all our elections must occur on a Saturday. We're still baffled US elections are held on a weekday.
    However, we don't elect our judges or police chiefs(I guess you'd call them sheriffs) so we have far fewer elections we have to pay attention to. The plus side is we don't get judges who base their decisions on whether they will look good on a TV ad but we do have the potential for shockingly bad judges sitting on the bench waiting to retire and no one is incentivised to boot them out. I'm not sure how big a problem this really is but it has been satirised so I'm guessing it's not unheard of.

  • clumsiii
    clumsiii  yesterday

    FYI --- (techies) -- there is a significant % of Americans who HATE cats... ok.. moving on

  • alex12497
    alex12497  yesterday

    No surprise libs this this twit is funny. Keep laughing idiots.

  • justin
    justin  2 days ago

    I will vote for trump

  • scott mcfadyen
    scott mcfadyen  2 days ago

    I am wagging the bird !

  • please somebody find ja rule

    are we ignoring the painting of a red suit on her wall? 😂😂

  • Seven Pointed Star

    I'm glad to see how you're trying to inspire voters.

  • Rae Soza
    Rae Soza  3 days ago

    Had to delete your game. Maybe after you have worked out the bugs then I’ll re-download it.

  • Ethan Latinum
    Ethan Latinum  4 days ago

    you died of dysentary

  • sah19
    sah19  4 days ago +1

    Cenk Uyugur from The Young Turks (TYT) also correctly predicted Trump's win on an ABC panel hosted by George Stephanopolous. In fact he almost exactly got right the electoral college vote split between Hillary and Trump. But given her open disdain for Bernie and his supporters (and myopic support for Hillary), I guess Sam Bee and her show wouldn't acknowledge that :)

  • Geraldine Rose Curtin

    What was turnout in 2016 election anyway

  • Trevor Smith
    Trevor Smith  4 days ago

    You're killing me ,Sam. The app doesn't work... There literally is no game.

  • MDCoonass
    MDCoonass  4 days ago

    Could have avoided the orange wave if HRC had just paid attention to the people for once.

  • Oppie
    Oppie  4 days ago

    I love Sammy Bee, but... This is like the worst possible example of gamification.

  • Brian Welsh
    Brian Welsh  5 days ago

    I already downloaded this

  • redrock1963
    redrock1963  5 days ago

    Gee, if you appeal to people's civic duty to know, it's good for the country and all that........that'll get them to the polling booths won't it? That'll work won't it??