anxiety voter

How @realDonaldTrump Won the Anxiety Voter

Donald Trump’s evil genius lies in using the unique capacities of online communication to fuel and ignite anxiety, fueling authoritarian sentiments.
John F. Kennedy, Richard Nixon and Barack Obama.

Looks Matter, Even in Politics

Research suggests that a candidate's looks play an integral part in whether they are electable or not.
Going through the storm of Universal suffrage...

The Golden Age of Political Cartoons

Does it sometimes seem as if our political culture is a political cartoon?
Presidential Candidates Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, Marco Rubio, Donald Trump and Ted Cruz.

How Important is the New Hampshire Primary Anyway?

Once considered essential, winning the New Hampshire primary is no longer indicative of who will become the next President.

Is Negative Political Campaigning Really So Bad?

The conventional wisdom about negative political campaigning is that it's ugly and destructive. But is it effective?

PSY-Q: “It’s the psychology, stupid”. What really decides elections?

Recent news coverage has been dominated by the fallout from the US midterm elections, with the Republicans thrashing ...

The Early American Origins of Political Terms

What does stump speech and pork barrel mean? A short lexicon of American political terms.