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An America drowning in red ink is the land of the free no more
Topic - Andrew Healy
As voters, we like to think of ourselves as, well, thoughtful. Careful. Essentially reasonable. Patriotic citizens making important ballot box decisions based on issues, candidates and political arguments. If a growing body of behavioral research is right, however, we may be flattering ourselves.
"These effects are not huge," said Mr. Healy, an economics professor at Loyola Marymount University.