sheesh, i go away for a long time and return TGD forum. anyway . . .<br><br><a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/01/29/AR2006012900642.html">link here</a><br><br>snippet:<blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p> Emory University psychologist Drew Westen put self-identified Democratic and Republican partisans in brain scanners and asked them to evaluate negative information about various candidates. Both groups were quick to spot inconsistency and hypocrisy -- but only in candidates they opposed.<p><hr></blockquote><p>another nugget:<blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p>"Obviously, such research does not speak at all to the question of the prejudice level of the president," said Banaji, "but it does show that George W. Bush is appealing as a leader to those Americans who harbor greater anti-black prejudice."<p><hr></blockquote><p>--<br>"I am mindful that diversity is one of the strengths of the country" --president bush on 9/27/05