PoliticsFriday 10.22.21

Why The West Wing Mythos Doesn’t Work In the Real World

Writer Luppe Luppen, who is best known for his Twitter feed @nycsouthpaw, sits down with host Amanda Litman to talk about the somewhat Pollyanna-ish sentiment where “people come together and forge a compromise” that still pervades Democratic thought. Nice in theory, Luppen says, but not possible as long as there aren’t Republicans willing to step across the aisle to make it happen.

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