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?
Jean and Robert are joined by Susan Milligan, senior political correspondent at U.S. News & World Report, to break down the theatrics and the substance of the final presidential debate. They find some areas of common ground and a lot…