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Thu Jan 10, 2013, 10:39 AM

The Only People in America who are Dumber than Congress

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Response to riqster (Original post)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 10:45 AM

1. "Far too many American voters are unwilling or unable to make intelligent, thoughtful, rational ...

"Far too many American voters are unwilling or unable to make intelligent, thoughtful, rational decisions in the voting booth."


This is the premise of Drew Westen's "The Political Brain", explaining why the emotional appeal of the right causes people to vote against their own interests, and how the Democrats have been loath to use emotion in their campaigns, turning wins into losses.

Great read, I recommend it highly. I'm about half way through. When I finish I'll post again on it.

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Response to Scuba (Reply #1)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 10:58 AM

2. Interesting read, it sounds like

Thanks, I will look that up!

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