Archive for the ‘Pew Research’ Category

Quiz time: Are YOU a low-information voter?

July 18, 2016

Everybody knows that Trump supporters are uninformed Neanderthals, right?

Well, Pew has devised a 12-question quiz to measure News IQ.

So …

If you’re a Trump supporter, take the quiz to see if the critics are right.

If you’re a No-Trumper, take the quiz to see if the uninformed shoe fits you, too.



Take the quiz … and then come back to this HomaFiles post for some interesting summary data.

Click to take the Pew News IQ Quiz.


The American Dream is dead … err, not really.

January 6, 2016

Over the past couple of weeks, there has been an endless series of media spots about some Pew Research data demonstrating, beyond the shadow of a doubt, that the middle class is shrinking.

A common headline played off the rich are getting richer. theme:



Pretty dire, right?

Not so fast.

Digging deeper into the Pew numbers paints a different picture…