Maybe Facts Don’t Care About Your Feelings—But Political Polarization Is About Feelings, Not Facts
Robert B. Talisse | Nieman Lab
Politicians and pundits from all quarters often lament democracy’s polarized condition. Citizens frustrated with polarized politics also demand greater flexibility from the other side. Decrying polarization has become a way of impugning adversaries. Meanwhile, the political deadlock and resentment that polarization produces goes unaddressed.