“Seven Tenets of Liberalism”
Left as an exercise for the reader:
Conservatives in politics and in the media and on the web are generally nuanced and back their positions with serious arguments.: Liberals in politics and in the media seem to settle for emotional appeals and namecalling.: The liberals I know aren’t like that, but the public voices of liberalism are.: Why the difference?: Why does simplistic namecalling work on the left, managing to attract the votes of moderates as well as those of true believers?
Associate Professor of Economics, North Carolina State Univ.