Your Hosts: Friends Who Disagree
Jean (R) and Robert (D) have known each other, and have disagreed about politics, since they were college classmates; for almost 30 years, they’ve disagreed without being disagreeable.
In that time Jean worked as a top Republican communicator, including cabinet-level speechwriting in the George W. Bush administration, while Robert built a career as a journalist and then liberal columnist.
Today, they want to add their sharp-but-civil discourse to a national political conversation where name-calling too often passes for intelligent political discussion.
Tired of the yelling and insults? Just trying to understand each side’s point of view?
Robert and Jean are joined this week by Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney, the former Congressman from Maryland’s 6th district, to talk about what’s wrong with politics today and what a future president could do to make things better. The…