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My original Defund the Police post generated a fair amount of discussion in the comments. I found myself repeating information about the affect heuristic a lot, so I thought I’d make it into a blog post. The affect heuristic proves that Defund the Police was a dumb slogan that was bound to drive white suburban women to vote Republican.
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The most salient feature of Trump is his mental illness, specifically, his narcissism. It explains his authoritarian urges, attempts, and aspirations as well as his plunge in the presidential polls and his approval ratings.
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If you’re like me, you think that the impeachment of the Ol’ Pussy Grabber is painfully obvious and necessary. And, if you’re like me, it is difficult to understand why the rest of the country is not on board with it and why the Repubes are so reluctant to abandon an obvious sinking ship. Well, here’s the first installment of the explanation… and ain’t none of it gonna be pretty.
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It looks like your Sunday long read! It is worth it since we go over some of the best polling concerning who “won” the third debate. There are a few surprises and a few confirmations of our impressions. Let me know what you think of the findings in comments! Have a good Sunday, y’all!
Real live controlled psychological studies have demonstrated that angry reactions to accusations result in higher status being given to white men! Not so much to women and the not-whites (could be a band name, amirite?). What does that tell us about the Ol’ Pussy Grabber’s strategy for resisting Nancy Pelosi’s attempts to probe him?
Trump’s approval rating has been amazing consistent, low, but consistent. Is that the new normal? Is it due to partisan politics? Is it due to a cult of personality? Or could it be due to the peak-end heuristic?
The Ol’ Pussy Grabber’s polls have never been good and don’t seem to be improving. With almost 50% of the polled populace supporting impeachment, let’s hope that the Repubes and OPG are punished for their hubris in 2018 and the Dems take Congress.
Two recent polls show the depths to which Trump voters and Republicans have deluded themselves. They believe Trump’s lies! They think he is honest! The Resistance has to continually push back against all of the BS coming out of this WH! Keep the pressure on Congress to do the right thing!
That Trump is a narcissistic personality disorder is a foregone conclusion. His thin-skinned “counter-puncher” routine is a direct result of his narcissism, which should be fairly clear to us. What may not be clear is his inability to reach out to voters outside of the committed few. He […]