American Enough

Why President Trump's response to the shooting at the GOP baseball practice mattered as an example of how unity must be beyond the moment of tragedy... While en route to a meeting, Vikrum Aiyer comments on how division fuels conflict,

Show Notes

Why President Trump’s response to the shooting at the GOP baseball practice mattered as an example of how unity must be beyond the moment of tragedy…

While en route to a meeting, Vikrum Aiyer comments on how division fuels conflict,  how Americans stand well shoulder to shoulder in times of tragedy but must do great in the moments in between those difficult events, and how we must be better together.

 

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What is American Enough?

America's identity is evolving in real time. Immigrants are being scoffed at for looking a certain way and not being "American" enough. Transgender individuals are being determined not "fit enough" to serve in our military. Sexual assault and neo-nazi behavior is being condoned by the Oval Office. The First Amendment is being ridiculed. And, America's moral authority is eroding internationally, begging the question of who is "enough" of an American ally.

Former Obama White House senior advisor and Chief of Staff to the Under Secretary of Commerce, Vikrum Aiyer, is joined by journalists, comedians, politicians, activists, and listeners, to unpack this crucial existential moment for our nation's identity.