Interviews


Division and Activism: Interview with Van Jones

“You have to fight on the stuff you don’t agree on; that’s a democracy. But you can’t only fight and still have a country.”


Behind the Red Sweater: Interview with Ken Bone

“I trust the average voter to make up their own mind; I do not have such a low opinion of the average American as a lot of people seem to.”


Journalism and Afghanistan: Interview with Nancy Youssef

“The most important thing we can do journalistically is to create as full a picture as possible that contextualizes what people are seeing and hearing.”


Consulting and Conservatives: Interview with Roger Stone

“The only thing worse in politics than being wrong is being boring. And Donald Trump is never boring.”


Transparency and “Alternative Facts”: Interview with Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski

“We don’t like guarding our words.”


Political Consulting: Interview with Joe Slade White

“When you’re a poverty-stricken underdog Democratic campaign, you don’t have many choices, so you’ve got to figure out what you can do right and execute that.”