Nixon resigned when the GOP in Congress realized the shellacking they’d take in the Nov 1974 elections. Might the GOP begin thinking about the shellacking they’re about to take in the Nov 2018 elections due to the foolish trade war with China?
Conservatives and the GOP are already locked into groupthink and are at the beginning stages of dehumanizing white male liberals. Together they represent an existential threat to the US and our way of life. Together they will usher in an authoritarian state.
Mental contaminate, social norms, prejudiced norm theory are all the pieces to the Ol’ Pussy Grabber’s gaslighting of America and are all tied together using collective knowledge.
Is it too soon to talk about the dissolution of America? The Ol’ Pussy Grabber is literally destroying what it means to be American. He is pitting brother against brother in a way that hasn’t been seen since the Civil War.
The divide between left and right seems to be growing ever wider. We can examine the division using both the sexual harassment accusations and moral foundation theory, but our conclusion questions whether we can bridge the divide at all.
Social Dominance Theory diagnoses our political divide and it offers a solution. Let’s try it out on our gun violence problem to see how it works!