This show has jumped the shark
In my opinion, intolerance is intolerance, no matter which side. I guess I would be classified as a "liberal", and have 3 children including 2 teenagers. My house is spotless, my kids do chores, and my eldest (17) has views not dissimilar to Dan. However, because she has been taught to respect herself and others, she would never be rude to other people because they have different views. I agree with whoever said upthread that this show stereotypes liberals as beng slovenly with bratty kids, and conservatives as uptight neat freaks, with regimented children.
I guess it makes for good TV...or so the thought goes. I am also sure that editing goes a long ways in these shows. I, for one, would like to see a show that contains humour, acceptance, and would leave me feeling like it was not trying to widen an already large rift in the fabric of society. What happened to the moderates? Can't we all just get along?