The Most Important Podcast of Our Lifetime!
If you’ve ever voted in an election, watched the Bachelor, or worried about the end of days, then you’ve probably fallen for a specific rhetorical trick. In this episode, we explore the history of the phrase “the most important election of our lifetime,” and why the human brain is so UNIQUELY, INSANELY, OUTRAGEOUSLY (!!!) susceptible to hyperbole.
• Slate.com post based on this episode: The history of the phrase “most important election of our lifetime”
• Washington Post montage of “most important election” statements
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