Saturday, April 2, 2016

Anger at the Other Party Driving 2016 Political Dynamics

Although she doesn't cite him, Emory political scientist Alan Abramowitz has been writing about "negative partisanship" for some time.

See UCLA political scientist Lynn Vavreck, at NYT, "American Anger: It’s Not the Economy. It’s the Other Party."

The theory certainly holds true in my case: I'm lukewarm toward the GOP, but I despise Democrats with a white-hot passion, lol.