…Reuters found that approximately 70–80% of Americans support the details of the infrastructure bill…but when Reuters politically labeled it and asked if people support the Biden infrastructure bill, the support dropped to 47%. We are so locked into our tribe that we will drop support for something we actually agree with simp…
The Radical Centrist
Framing is so powerful......
Politicians and media organizations know exactly what they're doing when they frame policies a certain way.
Currently it seems this knowledge is limited to the wealthy elites who can afford a university education -- the same people who go on to work at these news orgs / get elected into positions of power. I try to shine a light on these tools, too, because awareness helps people guard against it:
Super important issues to talk about -- keep on writing, my friend!!