Why Lawmakers Choose Belief Over Research
For the week of May 26th, 2013
Political compromise seems increasingly elusive these days. Extreme partisanship divides both Congress and our own state lawmakers resulting in legislative gridlock. Policymaking is often driven by emotion instead of by facts and solid evidence. This week on Access Minnesota, Hamline University Law Professor David Schultz discusses his new book titled ‘American Politics in the Age of Ignorance: Why Lawmakers Choose Belief Over Research’.