Tag Archives: Rachel Anderson

Why Can’t We Be Friends? The Joy of the Political Fight

Journalists, businesses, comedians, and the rest of us have been crying out to politicians, “Why so much fighting?” and asking, “Can’t we all just get along?” Despite these calls for bipartisanship and peace in…

Behavioral Economics & Psychology   /   OCTOBER 30 2012

Truth Bending: Why Politicians are Such Comfortable Liars

Today many Americans find themselves thinking: how are politicians so comfortable lying? The answer may be found in the important element of how they lie. Specifically, politicians rarely lie straightforwardly; instead, they bend the…

Behavioral Economics & Psychology   /   OCTOBER 25 2012