Politics Podcast: How Partisanship Explains Our Pandemic Behavior

Since the beginning of the pandemic, partisanship has shaped American risk perception and behavior. Polls showed Divisions over things like wearing masks and reopening stores and studies of Cell phone data confirmed that Republicans and Democrats – to some extent – lived their lives differently. In this part of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew discusses the role that partiality has played in the country’s response to the pandemic and speaks to Emma Green of the Atlantic about her latest article: “The liberals who can’t end lockdown. ”

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