Matthew Dowd was Chief Strategist for the Bush-Cheney 2004 election campaign and held that same role for California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2006.  He is now Chief Political Analyst for ABC News.

In this episode, Roger & Matthew discuss why he parted ways with Bush and supported Obama; strategies for Democrats/progressives to win in red states; Can Texas become a blue state; what campaigns would be like if the electoral college was abolished and we moved to a popular vote system…and more.