Friday, November 16, 2012

Political Switchers

Aired on KQED News October 31 and Nov 1, and on The California Report Magazine

KQED wrote:

We don’t need to tell you the American electorate is polarized these days. You just have to tune in to any call-in show or even make an injudicious casual remark at Thanksgiving dinner to realize how personal our political identities are and how emotional discussing the issues and values surrounding them can be. So we decided it would be interesting to ask one Republican and one Democrat why they did what is unthinkable to so many: switch parties. Two portraits of political discontent…

A Republican since childhood leaves the party on the last day of the RNC:

A life-long Democrat has a 9-11 conversion:

The California Report mash-up: