Americans Would Rather Harm Their Own Political Cause than Help an Opposing One

Both Democrats and Republicans would rather take away funding from their political party than give money to the other party, reveals a new University of California San Diego Rady School of Management study. The research also assesses people’s preferences regarding two other contentious issues—gun rights and reproductive rights—and finds the same result: people would rather hurt the cause they believe in than support one they oppose.

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To schedule an interview with a GW expert, contact GW Media Relations at [email protected] Lara Brown, director of the GW Graduate School of Political Management, is an expert on the presidency. She can discuss the implications of the Trump White…