176: Two Nations, One President

176: Two Nations, One President

Jan 26, 2001
In the wake of the 2001 election debacle in Florida, the two political halves of this country seemed angrier at each other than they had in decades. This week we bring you tales of that widening rift. Democrats explain why they're having trouble getting over it, and Republicans explain why this is so infuriating.
  • We got a new President, but after the recount mess in Florida in the fall of 2001 and the Supreme Court decision that ended the election, some people were having a hard time moving on. Why? Why couldn't they just let it go? Host Ira Glass talks with people at the inauguration. Republican Chris Robling talks with a Democratic friend. (5 minutes) ActivismGovernmentPoliticsPresidents

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