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Conservatives Happier Than Liberals?

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Published on Jul 10, 2012

"WHO is happier about life — liberals or conservatives? The answer might seem straightforward. After all, there is an entire academic literature in the social sciences dedicated to showing conservatives as naturally authoritarian, dogmatic, intolerant of ambiguity, fearful of threat and loss, low in self-esteem and uncomfortable with complex modes of thinking. And it was the candidate Barack Obama in 2008 who infamously labeled blue-collar voters "bitter," as they "cling to guns or religion." Obviously, liberals must be happier, right?" Ana Kasparian and Cenk Uygur break down the numbers of this Pew Research Center study.

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Comments • 1,089

Matt Santos
Damn, I guess in a liberals world conservatives aren't allowed to be happy... So much for tolerance.
hELLOpLEEZ
These people look miserable
MrGabys91
I wonder if they know they're so snarky? Lol they're so lame, is it just me?
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Does Anna and Cenk know Detroit was under the Liberal party?
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James K
Man these guys have a defeatist attitude.
Julian Nederhoff
liberals are only happy if the west dies.
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gtrmaster2000
How are these people so stupid? I have a feeling its public school that created them...
Henry Adams
Of course we're happier. Earning something is a lot better than getting a hand-out.
Reptilian Lord
Lol they are talking about ignorance being bliss but demonstrate their own liberal ignorance by assuming all conservatives are ignorant and evil. These two haven't worked hard their whole lives, they just sit around in front of a call!era complaining about how unfair and nasty the world is. Welcome to the real world you two cunts.
Abgef
Ignorance is NOT bliss. Welcome to the real world.
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