In particular, Ellis and Stimson show that it is self-identified conservatives who are particularly prone to this because so many of them take liberal positions on key questions like the size of government. They find that this group — “symbolically conservative” but “operationally” liberal — actually comprises a larger share of the electorate (nearly 25 percent) as of 2008 than it did in 1974. One of us (Sides) demonstrated this in 2012, showing that even likely Republican primary voters tended to favor maintaining or increasing spending on a range of government programs.
So, lets add a few things up. Individually, most of this stuff can (and has) be explained away. A much more damaging picture emerges when it’s all added up. And […]
So many reasons.. He had every reason to lie, Dr. Ford has none If he was innocent, he would be hell bent on an FBI inquiry, he obviously wasn’t He […]
Right-wingers blame the Democrats and in particular Senator Feinstein on this being a ploy to delay the nomination. However, Feinstein only respected the demand from Dr. Ford for privacy It’s now […]
The economy used to be terrible, but now it’s wonderful. In fact, it’s simply a continuation of the same trends that were visible before Trump. But it’s easier to make […]