My normally reserved husband has worked for presidents from both parties and rarely speaks an ill word against anyone. Bush, but I always respected him and believed he was a good man. I grew up in Oklahoma, the reddest of the red states. I graduated from Hillsdale College, a bastion of conservatism, and served for almost 10 years in Washington, DC, as the press secretary for one of the most conservative members of Congress. My husband grew up in Southern California and graduated from the University of California at Berkeley, a bastion of liberalism. He is an unashamed liberal Democrat.
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WHO is happier about life — liberals or conservatives? The answer might seem straightforward. After all, there is an entire academic literature in the social sciences dedicated to showing conservatives as naturally authoritarian, dogmatic, intolerant of ambiguity, fearful of threat and loss, low in self-esteem and uncomfortable with complex modes of thinking. Scholars on both the left and right have studied this question extensively, and have reached a consensus that it is conservatives who possess the happiness edge. Many data sets show this.
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The College Republicans at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were having a cookout, which they had advertised on their Facebook page with a picture of Ronald Reagan grilling hot dogs. It was a sweltering evening in August, a week after protesters toppled the bronze statue of a Confederate soldier on their campus known as Silent Sam, and a month before Christine Blasey Ford testified to the Senate Judiciary Committee that Brett Kavanaugh had attacked her at a high-school party in the 80s. The girls, only about a dozen, looked like college girls everywhere today, in T-shirts and tank tops, shorts and leggings.
This November fifth, like every Election Day for the last three decades, I'll show up faithfully at my polling place rain or shine, even if there's another Hurricane Sandy in New York City. Once again, I'll be pulling the levers for some people I actually agree with, for some I'm not crazy about and for others I've barely heard of. As long as they're Democrats , they can count on my support. It's a matter of moral obligation, not just civic duty: