Political conventions are supposed to be unifying events, but this year both the Democratic and Republican National Conventions have highlighted ongoing divisions in the major parties. And perhaps that’s not surprising, given that they’re nominating two of the most unpopular presidential candidates in decades.
Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are viewed unfavorably by almost 60 percent of voters. But what’s bad for the major parties, could be a major opportunity for minor ones.
Megan Verlee of Here & Now contributor Colorado Public Radio reports.
This segment aired on July 29, 2016.