Thu, 10/09/2008 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Are our politics determined by our hearts or our minds? An Interview with Drew Westen
The Democrats are riding a new wave of popularity this year. Are they winning new supporters because they have better policy positions than the Republicans or are they doing a better job of appealing to voters' emotions? Do we make our political choices based on reason or are we persuaded by messages that tap into positive associations in our minds?