You assignment for today is to have a discussion about politics with someone you don't know that well and who has no clue what your personal politics are. The only thing is, you have to take the opposing side to whatever you believe, and believe strongly.
Be serious, because this is serious business. Try to win, but listen carefully to what they tell you.
The point to this exercise will come in a day or so, but it has to do with idiology and marriage. Have fun, and if you want, post how it went.