Conventions show evidence of voter dissatisfaction

July 2016

Peter Ditto, Professor of Psychology and Social Behavior, was quoted in the Orange County Register's "Conventions show evidence of voter dissatisfaction."

From the Orange County Register:

“People seem to have a diminishing belief that our governmental institutions can effectively solve problems any more,” he said. “The two sides of the aisle can’t get anything done because they despise each other, and negotiation and compromise with a hated other side has become tantamount to treason.

“The American people just don’t know who to trust right now, but they are pretty damn sure it isn’t the bozos in Washington, D.C.”


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