The Right's killer narrative

It's a sad, natural skewing of political discourse, that the Right naturally have the killer narrative. Psychology tells us much about cognitive dissonance, the Dunning-Kruger effect, overvaluing of the immediate over the delayed, and how we perpetually fail to win the Prisoner's Dilemma. The Right tells us that the Other is taking from us personally; the left tells us that if we all

The story of being personally cheated trumps that of collective mild improvement. About as exciting as tractor quotas.


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