Living at a time when there seems to be a breaking news controversy nearly every hour, the greatest threat to our democracy may be sheer exhaustion. The non-stop news cycle presents dueling dangers – getting so overwhelmed that unsustainable levels of fear and anxiety set in, or tuning out completely in an understandable act of self-preservation. Greg Lebel, retired assistant professor of political management at George Washington University and presidential campaign veteran, will join Welton this week with his thoughts on what it’s like to be inside a campaign or an administration when things get intense – and how to keep our heads above water when that intensity rises.

Hear the full May 26, 2018 State of Belief Radio program here.

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