On the anniversary of 9-11, Jim Zogby on the campaign to turn America against Arabs and Muslims. Nathan Kalmoe on why most voters are so partisan. And Bill Press interviews editor Bob Cusack on Hillary’s new book.
As the nation reflected on 9-11, Jim Zogby says the right wing, aided by the media, unjustly stigmatized fellow Arab Americans. Political scientist Nathan Kalmoe says engaging in partisanship is easier for most Americans than thinking about issues. And editor Bob Cusack of The Hill newspaper talks with Bill Press about Hillary Clinton’s potentially divisive new book.
Support the Show
Our sponsor, 21st Century Democrats, works hard to get everyday Democrats involved in returning our party to its roots… and to success at the ballot box.
Sit back and listen, then stand up and fight!
Anti-Arab-and-Muslim discrimination was fanned by the right wing after 9-11 and aided by the mainstream media, says Jim Zogby. As a result, the views of these groups are now determined by which party you belong to.
Surprising findings by political scientist Nathan Kalmoe – only 20 percent of Americans are engaged enough in politics to identify as either liberal or conservative.
Bill Press and editor Bob Cusack are concerned that Hillary’s new book will divide Democrats again.
Where can Congress find the money for Hurricane Harvey?