The selfish voter

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Science  30 Jan 2015:
Vol. 347, Issue 6221, pp. 482
DOI: 10.1126/science.aaa1597

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When it comes to political preferences, do we really just vote in our own self-interest? John R. Hibbing considers and ultimately rejects this idea in a review of The Hidden Agenda of the Political Mind: How Self-Interest Shapes Our Opinions and Why We Won't Admit It, calling the book's thesis "boldly stated, entertainingly developed, and ultimately flawed."