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How Partisanship Has Made Some Liberals More Cautious About COVID-19

How Partisanship Has Made Some Liberals More Cautious About COVID-19

In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew discusses the role partisanship has played in Americans’ perceptions of risk and their behavior during the pandemic. Emma Green of The Atlantic joins to talk about her recent article, “The Liberals Who Can’t Quit Lockdown.” [Related: How To Make Sure Your Kid Isn’t A Superspreader] Watch: https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/video/census-wrong-fivethirtyeight-politics-podcast-77474882 Watch: https://abcnews.go.com/fivethirtyeight/video/bidens-speech-accomplish-fivethirtyeight-politics-podcast-77411755 Powered by WPeMatico

Politics Podcast: How Partisanship Explains Our Pandemic Behavior

Politics Podcast: How Partisanship Explains Our Pandemic Behavior

By Galen Druke, Nate Silver and Maggie Koerth, Galen Druke, Nate Silver and Maggie Koerth and Galen Druke, Nate Silver and Maggie Koerth   More: Apple Podcasts | ESPN App | RSS Since just about the beginning of the pandemic, partisanship has shaped Americans’ perceptions of risk and their behavior. Polls showed divisions over things like wearing masks and reopening businesses, and studies of mobile phone data confirmed that Republicans and Democrats were — to some extent — living their…

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Most Republicans Still Won’t Accept That Biden Won

Most Republicans Still Won’t Accept That Biden Won

Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly polling roundup. Once again, we’re switching up the format a little, so please let us know your thoughts on it. A big majority of Republicans still won’t accept the presidential election results. President Biden took office more than three months ago, but Republicans are not any closer to accepting his victory now than they were then. The latest CNN/SSRS survey, released on April 30, found that 70 percent of Republicans believed the false allegation that…

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News Roundup: GOP feeds conspiracy theories; Psaki does her job; Liz Cheney meets roosting chickens

News Roundup: GOP feeds conspiracy theories; Psaki does her job; Liz Cheney meets roosting chickens

It’s Friday, again! The good news is that it feels like Fridays come every seven days or so. That being said, one year ago at this time it felt like Fridays came once every few weeks, and always with bad news. There is hope! Here’s some of today’s stories you may have missed: Conspiracy theory-driven Arizona audit is ‘incredibly important,’ Stefanik tells Bannon Everybody still hates Liz Cheney Small-town bar owner faces big-time consequences after selling fake vaccine cards to undercover cops Study indicates that…

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According to former DeSantis staffers, the governor is an awful person in private, too

According to former DeSantis staffers, the governor is an awful person in private, too

In case you didn’t already know that Ron DeSantis is an awful, Hardee’s grease trap of a human being, the following eye-opening revelations about the country’s foremost COVID-19 superspreader are bound to disabuse you of any notion that he’s got a soft spot—unless you’re talking about his wee cartilaginous skull. Seems he’s not simply awful to state employees who think COVID-19 is a serious problem that needs to be honestly confronted. He’s pretty much a dick all the time. If, during his…

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