A Post-Election Conversation with Jackie Salit: What’s Next for Independents


Salit’s post-election analysis after Obama’s second presidential election, including the role independents played. How the Democrats abandoned the anti-partisan coalition that propelled Obama in 2008.  Divided independent vote was an expression of how deeply disturbed independents are by partisanship.  Many people came away saying, we really have to do something about way our political process operated.