Policy fellow David Strom was asked to explain the “conservative way of thinking” to liberal-leaning Egyptian immigrant Ahmed Tharwat. David and Ahmed have been facebook friends for several months, and after some correspondence and a meeting at a Caribou Coffee, David and Ahmed decided to try an experiment: a half hour conversation  on Ahmed Tharwat’s TV show  on how liberals and conservatives see the world differently. Nobody changed their minds, but perhaps a bit of cultural comity resulted.
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