3. Altemeyer's book is an excellent analysis of the pathology
I think he added a section on how to deal with them; a discussion on what can we do (I'm not certain about this...someone correct me if I'm wrong.)
It's available free as an ebook. Just google away.
IMO, a big step we could take (somehow--- :shrug would be to take the media spotlight off the fucking sick crap they spew in the culture wars...or better yet, rebut the garbage. Just stop letting their fact-free hate and control ideology stand unchallenged, as if it were equally valid with liberal views.