Nov 12, 2012
Week of: November 12 – November 19, 2012
Synopsis: The election is over, President Obama has won a second term and it’s time for a little post-election analysis; including what the next four years may look like and the impending fiscal cliff.
That’s it folks! After a year of campaigning, kissing babies, shaking hands, a billion dollars in ads spent, countless stump speeches and a race dubbed ‘one of the closest in recent history,’ it was over much faster than the pundits predicted and was a resounding electoral victory for the President.
But what happened? Why were the polls and talking heads so off? Where did the GOP go wrong against an incumbent they swore was so beatable? And how has the country’s demographics shifted in such a way that the White House may effectively end up outside of the Republican party’s reach for a long time unless they adapt and become more inclusive?
This week’s show is all about the election and what challenges the President may face in the upcoming fours years; in addition to what the Republican party may need to do in order to stay relevant in a country with changing demographics and a more progressive attitude towards social, ethnic & gender issues.
Enjoy the show!