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Republicans vs. Democrats: Why So Angry?

Americans are more bitterly divided along political lines today than they have been in nearly a century. While the advent of social media and the shout-fests of opinionated radio and cable TV have played a role, the greatest factor driving today’s political polarization is income inequality.

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