Tag Archives: John Sides

Silly Political Science For Silly Season: Obama’s 2008 Deficit With Dog Owners

At The Monkey Cage, John Sides frivolously posts a Daily Show clip in which Jon Stewart jokes about reading political science journals as a lead-in to mocking the silly season “tornado of idiocy” that was last week’s campaign 2012 kerfuffle … Continue reading

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Uncharitable Descriptions And The Constraint Of 140 Characters

Last night, after reading Politico reporter Alexander Burns’ article on how wide swathes of voters often hold uninformed and/or inconsistent views, I noted that the article focused on the present day and quoted only pollsters and political consultants, so I tweeted … Continue reading

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A Pundit Who Social Scientists Aren’t Ashamed To Include In Their Literature Reviews

For my Public Opinion and Political Socialization class this week, I was assigned the first chapter in Walter Lippman’s classic Public Opinion. This isn’t the first time I’ve come across Lippmann in my time studying political science. Public Opinion is … Continue reading

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