The Rich White Civil War – Sports & Soldiertalk
A Smarter look at America’s divide. By David Brooks, Opinion Columnist Every few years one research group or another produces a typology of the electorate. The researchers conduct thousands of interviews and identify the different clusters American voters fall into. More in Common has just completed a large such typology. It’s one of the best I’ve seen because it understands that American politics is no longer about what health care plan you support. It’s about identity, psychology, moral foundations and the dynamics of tribal resentment. The report, “Hidden Tribes,” breaks Americans into seven groups, from left to right, with names like Traditional