What the Covington Catholic Controversy Says About America's Political Divide

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The fallout from a viral video involving Catholic school students continued on Wednesday when Nick Sandmann, one of the teens from the video, was interviewed on NBC's "Today Show". We'll talk with a political psychologist about what the incident says about  polarization in America.


Jay Van Bavel, associate professor of psychology, New York University