Trump support is less important than ethnic antagonism in explaining anti-democratic views among Republicans

New research provides evidence that ethnic antagonism has a substantial negative effect on Republicans’ commitment to democracy.The study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, indicate that perceptions that minorities have taken more than their fair share of political power and government resources are more strongly linked to anti-democratic sentiments than other factors, such as sociodemographic variables and support for President Donald Trump.“All through the 2016 campaign, the folks at the New York Times seemed to think that if they just ran one more 5,000-word ...


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