In this Majority Report clip, a listener calls in and gives us the greatest gift of all: He says the show has converted him from the Libertarian side…to OUR SIDE. He discusses the psychology of right-wing politics and the maintenance of cognitive-dissonance reduction/avoidance of cognitive dissonance required to maintain an exclusionary view of the world.

Michael Brooks is the host of the Michael Brooks Show, Contributor and co-host of the Majority Report and co-host of 2 Dope Boys & a Podcast. He appears regularly as an analyst on outlets including The Young Turks, Al Jazeera, CCTV, Mixed Mental Arts, Huffpost Live and Ring of Fire. His writing has appeared in the Washington Post, Al Monitor and PSFK.