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Are Voters “Polarized?”

August 24, 2016


Before 2000, the American news media mostly used “polarization” to refer to sunglasses or camera lenses. Not anymore. Journalists have increasingly used the word to describe the state of partisan politics with few people challenging this perception. Now, however, the intense media focus is on what divides Americans rather than what unites them, and it […]