US presidential candidates are ignoring ordinary voters' needs

Source: Financial Times - View Original Article
Published: Oct 13, 2020
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Bias Rating:

81% Conservative


Bias Score Calculation:

This article includes the following sentiments, providing an average bias score of 81% Conservative:

  • 1 positive sentiment for Criminal justice
  • 1 negative sentiment for LGBT Equality


Policies:

Government Interference
Criminal justice
LGBT Equality

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96% "As US society has stratified, the highly educated and compensated professionals who dominate politics can rise through the system while interacting only with people ..."
93% "Government will always be of and by the influential, but its legitimacy depends upon it still being for the people.""
92% "It's too late for the 2020 election to turn on such issues, but democracy provides an incentive for politicians to attend to voters' needs.""
91% "Progressive political analyst Ruy Teixeira, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, laments that advocates of identity politics in place of promoting ..."
-69% "Both the main parties are susceptible to competition from better ideas.""
-71% "The notion that whatever happens in private affairs is good per se, and that government action can never be countenanced to restore justice to ..."
-76% "But some conservatives are trying to address workers directly.""
-80% "Among those who do earn a diploma, about 40 per cent take jobs that do not require their degree.""
-83% "in everything we do and that transgender equality is the civil rights issue of our time.""
-97% "This yields absurd results, such as US Senator Elizabeth Warren insisting on saying Latinx rather than Latino during her presidential run, a term that ..."


*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. 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:

29% : "The notion that whatever happens in private affairs is good per se, and that government action can never be countenanced to restore justice to our lives, leads too many Republicans to see only the cost of government and not its outcomes, and to 'just say no'," says conservative political analyst Henry Olsen of the Ethics and Public Policy Center.
17% : in everything we do" and that "transgender equality is the civil rights issue of our time".
96% : As US society has stratified, the highly educated and compensated professionals who dominate politics can rise through the system while interacting only with people like themselves.
93% : Government will always be of and by the influential, but its legitimacy depends upon it still being for the people.
92% : An alternative model, successful in many European countries, brings together unions and trade associations representing all workers and employers in a sector.
92% : It's too late for the 2020 election to turn on such issues, but democracy provides an incentive for politicians to attend to voters' needs.
91% : Progressive political analyst Ruy Teixeira, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, laments that advocates of identity politics "in place of promoting universal rights and principles now police others on the left to uncritically embrace this . . . 
31% : That the national parties have enthusiastically defined themselves this way is political malpractice.
31% : Both the main parties are susceptible to competition from better ideas.
24% : But some conservatives are trying to address workers directly.
20% : Among those who do earn a diploma, about 40 per cent take jobs that do not require their degree.
3% : This yields absurd results, such as US Senator Elizabeth Warren insisting on saying "Latinx" rather than "Latino" during her presidential run, a term that fewer than 1-in-4 Latinos say they've heard of.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization

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