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"Open Minded"? Liberals Prefer to Ignore Arguments They Disagree With

08hayabusa Wrote: Jan 20, 2013 7:28 PM
When you don't have sure footing in a debate, then your only recourse is to demagogue your opponent. There's an old saying: "If you can't dazzle them with brilliance, then baffle them with BS."
New research out notes that self-identified liberals are indeed more liberal - with the ignore and block buttons on social media platforms when it comes to arguments they disagree with.

As Zeke Miller finds in ORI's presentation, "liberals were significantly more likely to have blocked someone than conservatives," and specifically, they block people "because of their political views."

An old adage is that while conservatives think liberals are wrong, liberals think conservatives are evil. This has been proven true time and time again - liberals prefer to pretend like there's some...

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