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BEST OF THE WEB: Study: Democrats tend to be LESS tolerant of diversity than Republicans – And the more educated they are, the LESS tolerant they become

BEST OF THE WEB: Study: Democrats tend to be LESS tolerant of diversity than Republicans – And the more educated they are, the LESS tolerant they become

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A new survey found Democrats live with less political diversity despite being more tolerant of it – with startling results In a surprising new national survey, members of each major American political party were asked what they imagined to be the beliefs held by members of the other. The survey asked Democrats: “How many Republicans believe that racism is still a problem in America today?” Democrats guessed 50%. It’s actually 79%. The survey asked Republicans how many Democrats believe “most police are bad people”. Republicans estimated half; it’s really 15%. The survey, published by the thinktank More in Common as part of its Hidden Tribes of America project, was based on a sample of more than 2,000 people. One of the study’s findings: the wilder a person’s guess as to what the other party is thinking, the more likely they are to also personally disparage members of the opposite party as mean, selfish or bad. Not only do the two parties diverge on a great many issues, they also…
Source: BEST OF THE WEB: Study: Democrats tend to be LESS tolerant of diversity than Republicans – And the more educated they are, the LESS tolerant they become

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