Ever wondered how Fox News does it? Persuasive Design goes a long way to explaining how they keep your parents, friends, and neighbors enthralled. Don’t fear, though. I have divided the post into three successive parts: the Quick Dip, the Shallow Dive, and the Deep Dive. Each is an extension of the last so you can read as much or as little as you like and still get something you can use.
“Against this filth”: How Social Identity, Cognitive Ease, & Repetition Keep the GOP in Office — UPDATED
When ol’ Jefferson Beauregard Sessions was called to task for calling undocumented immigrants filth, he and the Repubes all responded in predictable righteous indignation. And, this is how the GOP cons votes out of poor white conservatives. It is the perfect example.