2012 was a disappointing year for Republicans. The failure to win key swing states in the presidential election and surprising losses in the House and Senate have prompted some reflection. Was their embrace of small government, low taxes and a strong conservative stance on social issues at odds with shifting American demographics? Or did the GOP embrace the right platform but the wrong candidates?Premiere Date: August 31, 2013 | Runtime: 00:56:39
Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates invites some of the worlds leading authorities to debate the days important issues. Two teams of dynamic thought leaders engage in a battle of wit and persuasion to capture your vote. Recorded live in New York City, IQ2US debates are based on the traditional Oxford-style format, with one side proposing and the other side opposing a sharply-framed motion.