Liberals Seem To Be Dating Less After The Election

February 15, 2017 in Daily Bulletin

Brian Resnick wrote about partisan courtship:

  • normally sees an upsurge of activity in January as people resolve to find someone in the new year.
  • But in 2017 there was a decrease in activity by those who call themselves liberal, and an increase from those who supported Trump.
  • The effect is new – conservatives didn’t decrease their attempts to find a mate after Obama’s victory in 2012.
  • Match also found that 60% of liberals, and 56% of conservatives, are unwilling to date someone from the other side of the aisle.
  • According to one analyst Americans are now more likely to discriminate based on political views than race.

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