The power of partisan motivated reasoning in one tweet
December 16, 2016 Leave a comment
I mentioned Putin’s popularity among Republicans the other day, but several people have, appropriately, put in the context of Obama’s popularity. Here’s Nyhan:
Of course, you are no more suprised than I. But step back and think about that for a moment. Republicans have massively more positive attitudes towards a foreign dictator who oppresses political dissent and invades neighboring sovereign nations (and plenty, plenty more bad stuff), than towards their own president.