Are conservative coworkers shunned in the workplace?
Talking politics at the office
- Duration 5:09
- Date Oct 19, 2012
Talking politics at the office
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So the election six or eight months away no one really knows and some wondered talking politics in the workplace is okay the Wall Street Journal.
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Reports that -- debates are getting worse and according to some survey I didn't read because I was preparing for -- -- Reilly segment.
A third of berms banned political chat altogether.
But look when coworkers say don't talk politics what you're really saying is don't talk politics if you -- -- crazy right Winger.
Remember it's perfectly acceptable for -- to Wear their politics on their sleeves they pretty much invented the sincerely -- T shirt.
In fact it got -- institute for made up -- -- Found that a typical liberal owns seven bumper stickers.
But only half a car.
So when suddenly when conservatives finally join in the conversation.
It's what will do back off its back in the ninety's when Dana was still wiping down tables at TCBY.
I was editing -- health magazine I was well liked mainly because I was in great shape.
My ads had biceps my biceps had triceps my triceps dated Heather Locklear but the laced with super liberal and when folks found out I wasn't.
They stared at me like I was a two headed -- So by -- means crackdown on political chatter but if you're only into banning stuff you don't agree with -- what's and you should probably work at home.
Or at current TV way you'll really be alone.
So I Dana I.
I'm trying to think if it do how do you feel about people talking politics in an office is it is as bad as people talking about their pets.
Well yeah I look at that just doesn't even -- that but that's about it aren't safe place isn't actually went on a point I was going to make what.
Yes I remember I worked at a White House for eight years OK so when we talk now I get -- it's an alien tech -- me.
Seven dog which you might out of -- -- -- you.
-- as add that I think that I was on -- today asking people if they ever have this problem and they said they do but I think that you need to have a safe place to go like.
How are your kids how -- the weather like -- something about your dog or something like that that you don't get yourself in a bad situation even get fired voted.
Not get a raise yeah that's true.
And I did not market TCB -- its -- you did you win half a car and we unfortunately.
-- really had no idea thanks for that -- Bob what about people who talk about saved the events that go on the night before is that considered.
Information as -- -- night before -- -- arguments are about mind -- nights ago hybrid not be appropriate known.
But if I'm about four politics listen if you got good this green room when he -- conversation.
Don't need any evidence I would eyeball -- it's all right big conservatives up in ends in -- -- -- -- -- gets -- over the hill.
He isn't so I don't think we ever talk politics there why are you kidding.
No because it all comes out here it's -- opposite of America.
We talk about life.
-- you know regular -- regular stop because we get it out the helping out here -- -- -- It fits more -- -- -- probably very true but it that we still -- talk about if you took the general.
Political views -- tape which they've removed.
And then -- I don't even wanna near this but you -- Rivera is a right Winger and I'm gonna have him up the past military -- Eric what do you do think it's a problem you don't talk all -- work I've seen talking politics in the office and we kind of talk about spores to tell what happened last night what did you do last -- would you write.
Me and Morgan whatever the book you're -- -- I would I enjoy it might.
Time of my son talking politics -- -- nice fourteen all of a sudden we're talking about what difference between Republicans and socialist I mean Democrats.
Tom Newton but we did we talk -- politics.
And believe it or not kids then they're taken upon a man so I like that great -- KG we never talk about politics to warrant.
Well -- safer yeah.
Well I pretended they he lied to by my apartment hanging out and -- what is it look like everything takes care as Nike didn't know.
You guys who lives in Portland and -- have -- -- -- -- he occupies the little -- space outside of my wind down -- support.
I have got to -- they now I.
I hate us talking politics and where I mean -- we get in pay need to talk about -- The best thing ever early in America maybe that isn't something I do have to worry yeah he can't -- if you don't want -- -- -- you don't wanna have.
You know I have -- at GOP sticker on -- I was harassed when they found out that I wasn't voted for Clinton in 92 people coming in my office just to stare at me -- that they should have and by the way -- that you let's talk about politics.
You can't let a minute go by the -- still in -- go to Obama when we talk we talk politics but for the most part if you like what.
You wanna kinda just there.
-- -- -- is not about what you occupy the majority of our time talking about.
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