State of the Union

This is a story about Americans growing fiercer in their political views and less tolerant of dissent – an examination of the red/blue or democratic/republican political divide that goes way beneath the recent flurry of news reports on a polarized America. We reveal new information about the changing demographics in the country. And we examine how special interest groups and extreme activists as well as the media and advertising worlds take advantage of the divided electorate to drive us even farther apart. It’s the “perfect storm” of circumstances; one that has made it impossible to compromise or to lead from the center.