The left’s gone left but the right’s gone nuts: Asymmetrical polarization in action | skillful means for conscious living |

Political polarization has risen sharply in recent years.  The Pew Research Center confirmed it in a recent poll. Interestingly, Pew’s survey shows no similar rise in polarization along racial, gender, or religious lines — only political affiliation. But the process hasn't been symmetrical: Republicans have moved farther right than Democrats have left.