Pew-Partisan Diff's in Knowledge-Repubs more open-minded, better informed than Dems

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    tell us something we don't know...


    The Pew survey
    adds to a wave of surveys and studies showing that GOP-sympathizers are better informed, more intellectually consistent, more open-minded, more empathetic and more receptive to criticism than their fellow Americans who support the Democratic Party.

    “Republicans fare substantially better than Democrats on several questions in the survey, as is typically the case in surveys about political knowledge,” said the study, which noted that Democrats outscored Republicans on five questions by an average of 4.6 percent.

    The widest partisan gap in the survey came in at 30 points when only 46 percent of Democrats — but 76 percent of Republicans —- correctly described the GOP as “the party generally more supportive of reducing the size of federal government.”

    The widest difference that favored Democrats was only 8 percent, when 59 percent of Republicans and 67 percent of Democrats recognized the liberal party as “more [supportive] of reducing the defense budget.”



     
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    Ooops....

    There went Pew in the eyes if the Libruls.
     
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    In the article it says

    “In all, 28% of liberals have blocked, unfriended, or hidden someone on SNS [social networking sites] because of one of these reasons, compared with 16% of conservatives and 14% of moderates,” said the report, tiled “Social networking sites and politics.”

    The report also noted that 11 percent of liberals, but only 4 percent of conservatives, deleted friends from their social networks after disagreeing with their politics.​



    Liberals are so sensitive
     
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    That is the stupidest thing I ever heard. Obviously, the dupes believe Pub lies, despite ALL evidence, and yes, Dems are not fear mongered FOOLS who think we need to spend more than the REST OF THE WORLD on defence. IDIOCY.
     
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    Weird that they didn't link to the actual study itself. I'm sure that was just an oversight.
     
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    Also from the article

    Pew’s new study echoes the results of many other reports and studies that show GOP supporters are better educated, more empathetic and more open to criticism than Democrats.




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    Yes, just because you see the world throubg your belly-button because your head is squarely up your ass, means everything has to fall in line.

    Tell me....can you tell east from west with that perspective or does your compass have problems because of it's promixity to your belt buckle when you try to read it ?
     
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    How is it that this would not be the case given that the democrat party is tied so directly to two minorities that are consistently below average with regards to income ?
     
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    Not hard to see it

    Here it is

    Maybe they assume their readers are able to do it on their own
     
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    Funny part,

    the fool does not even realize that the tone and quality of his statement supports
    the article in question

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