Did fear, lies and racism grow stronger throughout the state in the 2018 election. The history of Ohio’s elections trend toward deep seated Republican conservatism, especially in the rural areas. How can progressives work with conservatives? According to the “Backfire Theory,” when your deepest convictions are challenged by contradictory evidence, your beliefs get stronger. Is this true?
Moderated by: Brent Larkin, Plain Dealer Columnist and former PD Editorial Director