Liberals are less tolerant of the views of others.

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    Studies have revealed that liberals are far less tolerant than conservatives when it comes to other peoples' opinions According to an article written by Thomas Lifson on March 13, 2012:

    “The new research found that instead of engaging in civil discourse or debate, fully 16% of liberals admitted to blocking, unfriending or overtly hiding someone on a social networking site because that person expressed views they disagreed with. That's double the percentage of conservatives and more than twice the percentage of political moderates who behaved like that.”

    Lifson also observed that liberals were more prone to change the subject or to become angry when someone disagrees with them:

    “When the realization hits that a cherished belief might be wrong, negative emotions will rush in, and the conversation will be terminated by tears, a change of subject to another emotional topic (this is frequent with family members), or an angry outburst.”

    Mr. Lifson's entire article can be read in The American Thinker, March 14, 2012 at the following link:

    Blog: Liberal intolerance, by the numbers
     
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    At best, this suggests differences in social networking behavior associated with political views, and nothing more.

    There's probably a dozen things wrong with this analysis, such as the undefined categories of "very conservative, conservative, moderate, liberal, very liberal" for example, but I'm just not in the mood to hash it out at the moment.
     
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    American Thinker, gmafb!

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    Conservatives are more apt to lie, deal with it.
     
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    link to study?
     
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    Nice find but we all knew it anyhow.
     
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    suck it up windbag.
     
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    It is not like that is something we didn't all know and have not said for years.

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    Not sure what this has to do with liberals being less tolerant.

    However, to comment on the story, a school assembly was not the proper place for the bands 'message'.

    From your article...
    Good for the students.
     

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