Who doesn't remember Bill Adair defending PolitiFact's 2011 "Lie of the Year" award based on the fact that most people live in a partisan echo chamber?
National Public Radio indulged its Nyhan fetish again under the story heading "Partisan Psychology: Why Do People Choose Political Loyalties Over Facts?"
Try this representative sample:
The flipped perceptions on gas prices isn't an aberration, said Dartmouth College political scientist Brendan Nyhan. On a range of issues, partisans seem partial to their political loyalties over the facts. When those loyalties demand changing their views of the facts, he said, partisans seem willing to throw even consistency overboard.
Don't buy a used car from Nyhan and Reifler, by the way.