The Healing Process and Bipartisanship

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In the aftermath of a polarizing presidential election, is it time to bind the wounds and move on? We join a political analyst, author, attorney and anthropologist to discuss whether calls for national "healing" trivialize the real differences that remain, and whether political leaders can afford to ignore them.
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Host:
Warren Olney