Inconsistency: The Real Hobgoblin
by: Jon Hamilton, Alix Spiegel and Shankar Vedantam, NPR, March 5, 2012 3:03:00 am
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Why are politicians and those of us who vote for them so obsessed with inconsistency? We take that question on from three angles: how our brains are wired; the psychology of judging what's consistent; and how consistency plays out in leadership styles.