Skip to comments.Progressive Power Surge
Posted on 04/06/2009 8:54:36 AM PDT by bs9021
Progressive Power Surge by: Heather Latham, April 06, 2009
The American public opinion has changed from conservative to progressive, according to a study put out by the Center for American Progress (CAP). The study included a survey of forty statementstwenty characterized as conservative and another twenty progressive. Participants were to rank how much they agreed with each statement. The range of responses was from zero to ten, with zero being strongly disagree, five neutral, and ten strongly agree. John Halpin, CAP Senior Fellow and co-Director of the Progressive Studies Program at CAP, explained this study at a recent event there. The results were compiled in a table. Halpin focused on the percentage of those that agreed with each question.
Halpin found that most of the ideas with the strongest consensus in America right now are what might be called Progressive ideas Of the top 15 statements, with at least 60% support, only four are conservativeand theyre not the core part of the conservative ideology. What is interesting there still remains residual strength for the conservative worldview . [T]he core of the conservative perspective enjoy[s] majority support among Americans. So even though were in a period of much stronger consensus around progressive ideas, the conservative worldview still has a lot of latent strength.
The survey gives a score between zero and four hundred, with zero as absolutely conservative and four hundred as absolutely progressive. Halpin found that the mean of the study is 209.5right in the middle....
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That’s what happens when liberal schools pump out fools....
All the credibility of lefty think tanks and ‘studies’ that Gin Mill Molly Ivins used to base entire swaths of columns on.
Thats what happens when liberal schools pump out fools....
This is what happens when conservatives allow government K-12 schools to stay open.
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