Posted today at 8:02 a.m. on Salon.com: "Are Republican brains different?"
For Democrats, the region of the brain with the most activity was the left posterior insula, a region that is associated with processing emotions and understanding what other people are thinking or feeling. [...] It’s a region that’s associated with empathy and the understanding that each person has their own unique point of view.
Posted today at 11:32 a.m. on Salon.com: "Go ahead, keep attacking Ashley Judd"
A couple of weeks ago, [Republican strategist] Karl Rove went on the O’Reilly Factor to explain why he’d decided to run a campaign video attacking a woman who has not yet declared she’s running. [...]
O’Reilly had one question: “If you make her cry, will you feel bad?”
“No, I wouldn’t,” Rove responded. “O’Reilly, only you could be concerned with making a political figure cry. I mean, please.”
More on partisan brain matters in my last post.