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The definition of the term "Low Information Voter".
One who votes based on information gleaned from other low information voters, rumors, viral emails, and FOX "News".
Low Information Voters are skewing the electorate in favor of the corporatocracy because they don't have the curiosity or ability to research facts for themselves.
Low Information Voters will vote against labor unions, in spite of the fact that the labor unions are responsible for getting them the 40 hour work week, decent wages, employer provided health insurance, vacations, lunch hours, and breaks, among other things.
Linguist George Lakoff has written that the term is a pejorative mainly used by American liberals to refer to people who vote conservative against their own interests, and assumes they do it because they lack sufficient information. Liberals, he said, attribute the problem in part to deliberate Republican efforts at misinforming voters.
Thirty-year Republican House of Representatives and Senate staffer Mike Lofgren, in a 2011 article entitled "Goodbye to All That: Reflections of a GOP Operative Who Left the Cult", characterized low-information voters as anti-intellectual and hostile-to-science "religious cranks," and claimed Republicans are deliberately manipulating LIVs to undermine their confidence in American democratic institutions.
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