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On the night Barack Obama was elected our 44th President, more than 58 million voters cast their ballots for John McCain. Journalist/filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi presents this first-person, cross-country snapshot of a group of conservative Americans who saw their hopes and dreams evaporate in the wake of the decisive Democratic victory in the 2008 Presidential election. Filmed in the months leading up to that historic event, Pelosi gives a voice to these voters, once labeled 'the silent majority,' and explores their feelings about a changing America in which they live.
I assume that there are more reasonable Republicans than the ones depicted in this documentary. As a Canadian, my only experiences are spending the winters in Florida, and having an ex daughter in law from the northern USA, who was so far to the right that I thought she would fall off the table. Personally, I'm middle of the road, but in the USA, people who are Republicans seem to me mostly to be bullies. I used to watch Fox News to try and get another point of view, but one evening after Sean Hannity embarrass a Vietnam vet, I stopped watching. When I think of a Republican I think of Fox News, Ann Coulter, and those of that ilk. I know that there are many fantastic Americans, who I made friends with and played golf with. It was funny, heartbreaking, and maddening to listen to some of these people in the documentary. They all seem so angry and vengeful. I surely don't know where they get their information from; how on earth can you accuse your president of being a terrorist and an Arab? Americans that I have met on the whole seem to be afraid of everything, everybody, and anything. Are there only whites in the Republican party? Like an ex Navy person told me one day while we were playing golf, don't talk politics and religion. How can you be pro life, but yet condone the wars your country always seems to be in where you have lost so many young people, in addition to the civilians killed? My apologies for this comment being so disjointed and disorganized. You people must cure this divisiveness.
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