A blog of political positions and thoughts, from a liberal who evolved into a moderate, and who keeps on evolving. Open-minded analysis. Plain writing. Occasional profanity.
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Short: We like lies!
Classify this under unsurprising research: NPR (tax-supported liberal radio to some, the most detailed radio news to others) aired a story about how the public often prefers lies in support of their political opinions to the truth, at least from political candidates.
No, tell me it's not so! ...Except that anyone who examines media bias already knows this. However, here's an interesting counter opinion.