One astutely muses about cognitive dissonance among the many conservative Republicans within the 47%.
“I almost pity the cognitive dissonance at play here,” he says.
And if anyone can bridge what she called the “cognitive dissonance” between these two nations, it might be Rehman.
This included Rand Paul (and yes, the cognitive dissonance is enough to make your head explode).
One of the classic defence mechanisms is the cognitive dissonance.
1957, developed and apparently coined by U.S. social psychologist Leon Festinger (1919-1989).