Summary of Political Common Ground in a Polarized United States
How can Americans close their vast political divide?
Conservative op-ed columnist David Brooks and journalist Gretchen Carlson, speaking with TED curator Chris Anderson, candidly discuss the growth of America’s yawning political divide and suggest ways to bridge the gap. While always politically neutral, getAbstract predicts that individuals from across the political spectrum will gain new understanding and ideas for outreach from this respectful, open conversation.
In this summary, you will learn
- What factors helped boost Donald Trump to the US presidency in 2016,
- How some conservatives and moderates view Trump’s rise to political power, and
- How to address the problem of polarization in American politics.
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