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For conservatives, loyalty to the party overrides everything else. Example: Evangelical Christians

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That’s from a NY Times column by Thomas Edsall via a post by Kevin Drum. Both are worth reading, but particularly the Edsall column, which really lays bare the authoritarian mindset.

As demonstrated repeatedly, conservatives are of an authoritarian mindset in which group loyalty and respect for authority are the preeminent virtues. Liberals, in contrast, don’t consider group loyalty that important and also are of the mindset “Question Authority.” See this study and this report for more on these findings.

Written by Leisureguy

17 September 2017 at 11:51 am

Posted in GOP, Religion

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