Liberal Dems more likely to shut down political talk over disagreement

Sixty percent of liberal Democrats cut off political talk with someone in person or online because of what the person said, an analysis from the Pew Research Center’s Election News Pathways Project found.

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By comparison, 45 percent of conservative Republicans said they stopped chatting about politics with someone after hearing what the person, the poll said.

In general, Democrats were more touchy than Republicans. Half of Democrats said they stopped talking politics with someone, compared to 41 percent of Republicans.

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