It IS a trivial matter. People with differing political views have worked productively with each other for thousands of years. Learning to get along with people you disagree with on some things is part of growing up and becoming an adult.
Gotta love all the academics shrieking in horror at articles like this.
I’d agree with this article on the following caveat; Only attempt something like this if you are a) Smart, and b) Motivated, otherwise all you may accomplish is sitting around eating Cheetos.