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    is that political polarization seems to have been greatest right around the middle of the Bush administration. Self-identification as conservative or very conservative peaked at that time, but so did self-identification as very liberal.

    "The great lie of democracy, its essential paradox, is that democracy is the first to be sacrificed when its security is at risk. Every state is totalitarian at heart; there are no ends to the cruelty it will go to to protect itself." -- Ian McDonald

    by Geenius at Wrok on Sat Feb 04, 2012 at 05:55:46 AM PST

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