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One of the recurring themes of this conference was that Americans are becoming less committed to liberal democratic norms. But were they ever committed to those norms? I’m not so sure. If Achen and Bartels are to be believed, most voters don’t hold fixed principles. They have vague feelings about undefined issues, and they surrender their votes on mostly tribal grounds.Hypocrisy aside, the reaction of nearly half the country to Russia’s meddling says a lot about our attachment to core democratic value
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