Exponential social sorting and the Democratic dilemma
Higher cross-issue attitudinal factionalism means less success for progressive economic populism
There are many academics who make my job easier by (a) sharing data online or (b) tweeting charts of their findings so I can editorialize without coding stuff up myself. Charles Franklin and Lee Drutman do both. Thanks, Charles and Lee!
I know, I know. Twitter sucks. But I promise I won’t send you there — and people like Franklin, a political scientist a…