Favorites April 16th 2023
Remember when Gavin Newsom said he'd work on reforming CEQA, that was a month ago, it would be great to see legislation this cycle...
I'm not even clear on how important Taiwan actually is to average Chinese people, maybe they'd say that it's very important, but where do you think they'd rank it against other items? Is it more important than the price of consumer staples? the real estate market? Americans say they're worried about AI, but when you ask them where they'd rank it against other threats, way less than 1% say it's the biggest.
Ok, I decided to actually look up the origin of that line, not originally from Reagan, it’s from a 1630 sermon by John Winthrop. Good line though.
Substack embeds work, but when they themselves contain embedded content, that part doesn’t work. Also, cool graph.
• Summary thread of a paper arguing that partisan TV really does make a big difference in viewers beliefs. TL;DR: many undecided / non-aligned americans watch partisan television, and they don't shop around and check in on 'both sides'.