The Daily Populous

Sunday October 11st, 2020 morning edition

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New research provides evidence that ethnic antagonism has a substantial negative effect on Republicans’ commitment to democracy.

“To anyone familiar with decades of research documenting the public’s shallow attachment to democratic norms, that seemed very unlikely.

Bartels analyzed responses from 1,151 Republicans and Republican-leaning independents who participated in an online survey in January 2020.

Economic conservatism, cultural conservatism, partisanship, and even enthusiasm for President Trump are much less important in accounting for Republicans’ anti-democratic attitudes,” Bartels said.

The survey items with the strongest link to anti-democratic views were not measures of attitudes toward Trump.

The findings suggest that ethnic antagonism plays an important role in the erosion of support for democracy in the Republican Party.

The study, “Ethnic antagonism erodes Republicans’ commitment to democracy“, was published September 15, 2020. »

Olive Garden Critic Remembers Working With Anthony Bourdain

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But one of his most memorable efforts was his work with a restaurant reviewer in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

Instead, he met with Hagerty and published a book of her columns to which he wrote the foreword.

“All these years, people who didn’t know me were just so impressed that Anthony Bourdain published my book,” she said. »

James Murdoch says he quit father's news empire because it legitimises ‘disinformation'

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James Murdoch quit the board of News Corp because of disagreements over how decisions were made, arguing that great news organisations should “not sow doubt, to obscure fact”.

In July he said he was leaving “due to disagreements over certain editorial content published by the Company’s news outlets and certain other strategic decisions”.

Mr Murdoch said: “I reached the conclusion that you can venerate a contest of ideas, if you will, and we all do, and that’s important. »

Dr. Fauci Named Federal Employee of the Year

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Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health has been named the Federal Employee of the Year in the annual Service to America Medals, or Sammies.

Winners in other categories are at Home Office Deduction Doesn’t Apply to ‘Employees,’ IRS Says.

HHS Considering Hair Samples for Federal Employee Drug Testing. »

Trump reportedly wanted to rip open his button-down to reveal a Superman T-shirt to surprise people when he left the hospital

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Upon leaving the hospital, he would rip open a button-down dress shirt to reveal a shirt with the Superman logo, The Times reported.

Upon leaving the hospital, he would rip open his dress shirt to reveal a shirt with the famous Superman logo, according to The Times.

On Sunday, Trump briefly left the hospital and rode around in the presidential SUV, waving to supporters. »