Historian: We shouldn't defend democracy 'with half-truths about the past'

Source: Alternet.org - View Original Article
Published: Feb 22, 2021
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Politician Portrayal:

29% Negative


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Policy Leaning Analysis:

This article includes the following sentiments, providing an average bias score of -14% Liberal:

  • 1 positive sentiment and 2 negative sentiments for Criminal justice.


Politician Portrayal Analysis:

This article includes the following Politician Portrayal sentiments, providing an average sentiment of 29% Negative and bias score of 21% Conservative:

3 negative sentiments for Joe Biden
1 negative sentiment for Josh Hawley
1 negative sentiment for Ted Cruz


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Criminal justice

Politicians:

Joe Biden
Josh Hawley
Ted Cruz

Sentiments

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2% "Constitutional democracies, Schmitt argues, seek a foundation in legality, that is rule by law, but belief in a state's legitimacy depends on a sense ..."
-7% "Rather than chauvinistic piety about rule by law, we need to address undemocratic actions enabled by our Constitution and our legal system.""
-9% "Understanding the threat to democracy by a lawless attack on the symbolic citadel of the people, they mistakenly conflate rule by law with democracy ..."


*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. Bias scores are on a scale of -50% to 50% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

52% : Constitutional democracies, Schmitt argues, seek a foundation in legality, that is rule by law, but belief in a state's legitimacy depends on a sense of tradition embodied in myths and symbols.
43% : Rather than chauvinistic piety about rule by law, we need to address undemocratic actions enabled by our Constitution and our legal system.
41% : Understanding the threat to democracy by a lawless attack on the symbolic citadel of "the people," they mistakenly conflate rule by law with democracy and rely on myths about the nation's founding after the Revolutionary War and its second founding after the Civil War.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. Bias scores are on a scale of -50% to 50% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.

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