Does this help explain political polarization???

Discussion in 'Politics' started by BOBO, Jul 4, 2011.

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    I'm not saying the below link is the difinitive answer to the political polarization problem that has fractured the American society, but it does shine an interesting light on the subject. What do U think???

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    "But there was a twist: Other participants — who in reality were actors hired for the experiment — were instructed to give wrong answers in an attempt to sway the opinions of their fellow participants."

    Holy cow!

    I always knew rdean was being paid.
     

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