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The “Bernie bro” does not exist, says Harvard scientist who studied 6.8 million tweets

Prof. Winchell’s study would be even more enlightening if he had a more convincing explanation: “Winchell attributes the idea that Sanders supporters are uniquely more aggressive to the fact that he simply has more supporters online.”

Well, no. “The idea that Sanders supporters are uniquely more aggressive” has been drummed into countless minds by propaganda—which works best when it’s invisible, as it is to Prof. Winchell, and most everybody else (which is why propaganda study should part of every school curriculum in the US, from high school on). 

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Does the Bernie Bro actually exist? Harvard scientist analyzes 6.8 million tweets and finds Sanders supporters are NOT more hostile to rivals than people who support other candidates

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