I've never dated someone with drastically different political views, but I've certainly had major differences of opinion. When I can tell neither of us will budge, I usually file it under "do not ever bring up as long as we both shall love." I doubt that's the best solution for life-long relationships, when you need to understand how someone you love can think that.
Besides choosing a dude who looks like your dad, sharing values is a major criteria when mate shopping. But sometimes people love each other despite political, religious, and moral differences. If that's you, how have you made it work?
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