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White people have an inner racist. That inner racist needs to be tamed by direct confrontation by its owner. Most white people don’t have what it takes to do so, so they vote based on racist dog whistles like CRT and defund the police. Simple as that.
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I KNOW, TL;DR.
The degree that the Black community is free and equal is the degree that America has achieved a more perfect union. Our Black community has borne our systemic racism with grace and humility.
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In times of psychological distress — and boy are we all distressed — we become risk averse and start looking for safe bets. No matter how you slice it, Ol’ Handsome Joe comes up as the safest bet on the Democratic side.
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Our perceptions of the risks that each candidacy poses determines a lot about them. Biden runs as Obama 2.0 the tried and true candidate of yore bringing back normalcy. The nostalgia candidate if you will. Warren runs as the big structural change candidate with a plan for everything.
Which are seen as posing the higher risk? How will that effect the way we vote?
Why is the press such a useful idiot when it comes to conservative lies, diversions, conspiracy theories, and other transparent manipulations? Prospect theory and loss aversion hold the answers, but it don’t make it no better. Can one of our pillars of democracy stand up and save our democracy? Please? Does it have to be We The People? I guess so.
How much does the “media narrative” affect the Democratic presidential primary? How do the things that the Ol’ Pussy Grabber saying about specific Democratic candidates, the candidates are saying about each other, or that the media is reporting about them? How can we resist these influences? Find out in this post.
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?
We may not be able to predict who the Dem candidate for president will be, but can we predict the type of candidate? What does the danger and craziness of Trump do to the psyche of the electorate as we head into the 2020 election cycle?
Sanders won’t quit! He’s in til the end! Find out what psychology has to say about Bernie’s determination!
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