05/18/2010 12:33 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Midterm Madness: The Story Of The 2010 Campaign, So Far (VIDEO)

You know, growing up in America, we're taught to venerate the Founding Fathers. Armed with Enlightenment philosophy and the leadership to marshal a nascent citizenry to fight for their freedom, their great works still resonate today. Meanwhile, in 2010, the people who have inherited the opportunity to lead this great nation are mounting, in this year's midterm elections, one of the stupidest and substance-free campaigns in the history of America.

Porn and chicken bartering and men without shirts, tra-la! It really is a time to be alive!

Tuesday night, of course, is a big night for politics, as primaries go down in a host of important, sexy races. Tomorrow, you'll probably hear about how the results Mean Something. But today, we'd like to remind you that really, the midterms have basically been about back-waxes and demon sheep and career politicians who will overturn their deepest and most strenuously expressed convictions at a moment's notice, if it means you will elect them. Armed with research from campaign-whisperer Elyse Siegel and the skills of video mashup superstar Ben Craw, we at the Huffington Post present Midterm Madness: The Story So Far. Please, enjoy!


Video produced by HuffPost's Ben Craw

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