Politics and its Discontents: The Sun: Demagoguery, Not Critical Thinking

As a contrast to my earlier post about the Star and critical thinking, take a look at this poll and readers’ comments about Omar Khadr from Sun readers. h/t Norm Spector Recommend this Post

Politics and its Discontents: The Conservative Mind Equated With ‘Low-Effort’ Thinking’

Following up from an earlier report establishing a relationship between low intelligence and racism, prejudice and conservatism, The Huffington Post reports on a new study equating conservative politics with ‘low-effort’ thinking. For those of us who have been following closely the antics of the Harper Conservatives and their supporters, there are few surprises in the ...