Political Polarization Did Not Increase With COVID-19, Stanford Research Finds

"Matthew Gentzkow and his colleagues: Stanford PhD students Levi Boxell and Jacob Conway, and Professor James Druckman of Northwestern University find that negative sentiment between Republicans and Democrats decreased after the onset of the pandemic. However, political polarization then picked back up, nearly to pre-COVID levels following the death of George Floyd", according to the SIEPR article.

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