Trump in Michigan, Whitmer and Nessel on Line 5, and Voters Not Politicians gets a movie

April 1, 2019

Michigan Policast for April 1, 2019

This week Walt and Christine take on a handful of topics, starting with President Trump’s visit to Grand Rapids.  Walt has soundbites and actual facts to rebut the crazy things trump spewed forth.  We also discuss the anti-Trump Rally which included Richard Ojeda (Facebook video at bottom of post).

In segment two we talk about the role of empathy in winning the 2020 elections.  Which candidate can connect with the voters?  Does policy have a place in showing empathy?  This segment includes comments from Elissa Slotkin’s appearance on Real Time with Bill Maher.

Elissa Slotkin represents the 8th District of Michigan

There’s a lot going on in segment three.

AG Nessel publishes opinion regarding the constitutionality of the Mackinac Straits Corridor Authority

The Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association increases the per-vehicle assessment fee

Our interview this week is with Chris Durrance, who is the producer and director of “Slay the Dragon,” a documentary on the Voters Not Politicians successful drive to end gerrymandering in Michigan.

 

 

 

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