Tag: Motivated Reasoning

How does proportionality bias explain voter apathy?

We’re So Fucked: Proportionality Bias Explains Voter Apathy To The Threat To Our Democracy


Reading time: 5 minutes
Why the fuck do so people people believe the Big Lie? Why the fuck aren’t more people outraged — we’re looking at you Sen Manchin — that our democracy is being dismantled right before our very eyes? Well, we have the answer! Proportionality Bias!

Why is Trump's approval rating so steady?

The Truth is Out There: Trump Still gets the Benefit of the Doubt?


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It is unbelievable that Trump’s approval rating remains as high as it is and even improves! It is unbelievable that 51% of the population thinks he is providing strong and decisive leadership in during the time of COVID19. And, we’re killing people over social distancing and wearing masks? People are taking hydroxycloroquine, calling about the safety of bleach, and not wearing masks? Why does Trump have any credibility with anyone since we all know it is bullshit? Science can explain…

The Fascisting of America: Explaining Opposition to Impeachment (2/3)


Reading Time: 7 minutes
I KNOW! It’s a LONG read. It’s been awhile. I hadda lodda say. So sue me.

You know you can’t understand why anyone and everyone doesn’t want to impeach the Ol’ Pussy Grabber. You know you can’t. You know you wanna know. Well, here it is. THE explanation of what is going on in all those pussy grabbing mo’fo’s heads. It is psysplained right here.

Dagen McDowell Outnumbered Fox News

MEME: Perjury Trap


To add to the trifecta of stupid from yesterday, Fox News offers us this gem from their very own Dagen McDowell who co-hosts Outnumbered.  Apparently, they were trying to work out the intricacies of the Ol’ Pussy Grabber being interviewed by Robert Mueller. You know how it is a felony to […]

The Death Paneling of the American Body Politic


Once a falsehood or an honest mistake has been introduced into the electorate, it can take on a life of its own. It can be very difficult to scrub this from the consciousness of the population. This post explores the reasons behind people clinging to a disproved lie or errors like death panels in the ACA.

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