Subscribe Register Login
Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 11:21 p.m.

This exclusive story is reserved for our subscribers.

Support independent journalism by subscribing to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.

Subscribe now to continue reading.

Beliefs, facts and money

Over the weekend, the Times published an article by political scientist Brendan Nyhan about a troubling aspect of the current American scene--the stark partisan divide over issues that should be simply factual, like whether the planet is warming or evolution happened. It's common to attribute such divisions to ignorance, but as Nyhan points out, the divide is actually worse among those who are seemingly better informed about the issues.

Click here to login or subscribe below.

BEST DEAL
7-Day
Home Delivery
& Online
Online Only
Get Started Get Started
Breaking News
Commenting
Newspaper Content Online
Smartphone Access
Tablet App (iPad) Access
Home Delivery
Sunday Comics, Ad Inserts, Coupons