Friday, September 09, 2016

"Americans' Sense of Security Is Tied to Partisan Identification"

"Part of the GOP's concern about security is definitely linked to their distrust of Obama. Maybe even most of it. But Republican voters are reporting enough discomfort to indicate genuine fear. It's that kind of fear that makes people think crime is going up, even when it's going down, or that immigrants threaten national security, when researchers agree they don't."

Andrew McGill at The Atlantic looks at party politics and fears of terrorism.

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