“In the world of policy ideas, there’s no incentive to be right” - this explains our world, in it’s entirety.
The issue is NOT that voters are insufficiently informed or insufficiently educated.
The issue is that in the world of policy ideas, there's no incentive to be right. So why wouldn't you indulge in your favourite delusions? It feels good, and it costs nothing.
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