Both Sides of the Aisle

Inflation, Utah Tech University and Utah Legislature’s approval of new redistricting maps


Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Shireen Ghorbani, former Salt Lake County Council member. They discuss inflation, the renaming of Dixie State University to Utah Tech University and Rep. Chris Stewart GOP primary challenge from Erin Rider. They also discuss new GOP state leadership, The Salt Lake Tribune‘s letter from the editor and the Utah Legislature passing new political redistricting maps.

Both Sides of the Aisle
Both Sides of the Aisle is a weekly debate over politics, policy and current issues facing the state of Utah, featuring voices representing the Right, the Center, and the Left. Produced by KCPW Studios
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    Dan can say what he wants about Oregon and Maryland congressional maps but at least both sides of the aisle have some representation, unlike the all or nothing 100% stranglehold the Republicans have created in Utah. Disenfranchised is an accurate word for the diverse citizenry of Salt Lake.

    It’s dis-heartening to hear no believable reasoning why the legislature ignored other re-districting maps other than the one that split up areas that vote democratic. To expect people to believe Dan’s “rationale” is a joke; it’s pure politics favoring a facist party and nothing else.

    “Fascist party”?

    “A system of government marked by centralization of authority under a dictator, a capitalist economy subject to stringent governmental controls, violent suppression of the opposition, and typically a policy of belligerent nationalism and racism.”

    I’d be interested to hear what makes you say the the Utah Republican party, or Republican party in general, is ‘fascist’.

    From Oxford – Fascism: an extreme right-wing political system or attitude that is in favour of strong central government, aggressively promoting your own country (party) or race above others, and that does not allow any opposition

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