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Topic   Former NPR CEO Writes Book on Leaving Liberal Bubble, Talking to People

DiamondDave
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* 29-Nov-2017(#1)
http://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2017/11/27/ken-ster...

Interesting view from someone from an arguably left-leaning biased news outlet. And gets grilled for it. Interviewer basically gets defensive for reasons unknown, I didn't like the questions or the way they were asked. Hostile interviews are crap, Robin can have a discussion better than this.
Feeb
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29-Nov-2017(#2)
That's how most of her interviews go. She's pretty tough and does the reading.

Interesting when he does mention that people from different places think about guns differently but is defining it as if people choose to live in bubbles. Sometimes the place you are put in chooses your politics- pretty much true for most of us until we are a certain age.

The issue is certainly not as simple as go out and see other people live etc. In fact, I think this attitude highlights the disconnect we have here: some of us just can't get up and go see or live with other people. I certainly can't. Having lived in the hills of TN, Athens, GA, the Midwest Fort Wayne, LaFayette IN, Akron OH and Atlanta GA at times in my life mostly having to move on for career- there are great people everywhere.

It's also relevant to point out that, luckily, most of these great people could give two craps about the politics that these guys want us to believe are everyone's impetus for every decision. Wrong. How bad this place would be if we were all so base.

And then he equates a republican columnist with a lifelong scholar and Ph.D David Hemenway- that kind of crap should make you cringe.

Good interview and I bet reading the book would make it more clear- she seemed to be countering points he made in the book but was illustrating through stories in the interview.

Thanks for posting this.
DiamondDave
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29-Nov-2017(#3)
Good post with good points, and ya welcome. (y)

Topic   Former NPR CEO Writes Book on Leaving Liberal Bubble, Talking to People