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Pew survey finds sharp erosion of center as partisan animosity has ‘gotten more

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In an interesting study about political polarization, I found an odd statistic that might be of interest to UP folks:

 

"Eight in 10 consistent liberals said they would prefer living in a community with smaller houses closer together where they can walk to schools, restaurants and stores. Just one in five consistent conservatives said the same."

 

I was a little surprised to find such a partisan skew on housing choice.

 

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/pew-survey-finds-sharp-erosion-of-center-as-partisan-animosity-has-gotten-more-personal/2014/06/15/6f7e5fda-f499-11e3-8f20-f3a5fed7f3c4_story.html

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That surprises me. I know tons of conservatives that prefer dense neighborhoods. I guess it is just self selection on my part. You tend to surround yourself with people similar to you. 

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