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Thorson discusses the conservative politics of sports in Washington Post

October 20, 2017

The Washington Post

Emily Thorson

Emily Thorson

Emily Thorson, assistant professor of political science, co-authored an op-ed, "Sports were already politicized. And sports culture is deeply conservative," that was published in the Washington Post. Thorson and co-author Michael Serazio found through survey research that sports fans tend to harbor more right-leaning attitudes on economic and foreign policy issues, even as Republicans are no more likely than Democrats to follow most sports. 10/20/17

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