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The Trump-Russia collusion hoax was literally on the front page of every major democrat leaning news site for 2.5 years despite it being objectively retarded, so I don't want to hear it.

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Great post.

I wonder if Haidt’s moral foundations theory suffers from a similar problem.

Another related is calling something a bias. If you’re biased at anything else, you should expect to get the wrong answer. If you’re biased with humans, it means you are inegalitarian. Even if inequality is reality.

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Not usually fan of cheap jibes, but for some reason "MSNPC" really got me

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Typo: viola/voilà

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So, were I to be a politician, I would try to steer discussion towards issues/themes that make my opponent's supporters look stupid, but keep my breadgrinder shut on issues that embarrass my own camp.

Perhaps the «sampling bias» described above means just that Democrats are more successful at pushing Republican-embarrassing topics into spotlight.

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