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There are a number of reasons why the birther myth remains so tenacious even in the face of hard evidence, according to Tali Sharot, a cognitive neuroscientist at University College London who studies how emotions influence people’s beliefs.The Birther Myth Stuck Around For Years. The Election Fraud Myth Might Too.|Kaleigh Rogers|November 23, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Though again, that strategy is much easier said than done — even if Butler isn’t much of a threat to pull up from three, he’s tenacious and swift enough to time his drives for extensive damage in the paint.
I mean, they understood later on that the Americans were tenacious and they’re just going to keep working.
Thompson’s Hoyas, tenacious on defense, came to embody the rough and gritty Big East Conference of the 1980s, and Thompson was at the center of it all.John Thompson’s Unapologetic Blackness Changed College Basketball|Santul Nerkar|September 1, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
They may not throw knockout punches by themselves, but they do represent a tenacious setup combo that’s peppered throughout Miami’s 48-minute fights.The Miami Heat’s Dynamic Duo Could Make Noise In The Playoffs|Michael Pina|August 12, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
For half a century, Ferencz, a tenacious 95-year-old, has been on his own Lemkin-esque campaign.
But tenacious Albanian partisans kept reinserting the claim.
Ware, a tenacious pass-rusher, is a 7-time Pro Bowler and the Cowboys all-time leader in sacks, with 117 in nine seasons.First Mega-Deal Is Done as the NFL’s Free Agent Scrap Begins|Ben Teitelbaum|March 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Attention all you Darwinists still battling the tenacious Creationists (and losing miserably)!What the Man With No Ass Crack Can Teach Darwinists and Creationists|Kent Sepkowitz|January 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“The only way to get justice is to patient and persistent and tenacious,” Browder says.Fraud and the City: Russia’s Manhattan Money Laundering|Michael Daly|September 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And an educational movement is more tenacious than any other sort of social or political movement whatever.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
The planters select a deep black loam or tenacious clay, or even loams mixed with sand.
He was crotchetty and impracticable, a man of rash judgment and hasty action-as brave and as tenacious as a bulldog.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
He realized how strong must be the sense of comradeship in Mr. Cornelius to break through his habits of tenacious secrecy.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
But Jack was only second to Nero in monkey tricks, and he held on in a most tenacious manner.Jack Harkaway's Boy Tinker Among The Turks|Bracebridge Hemyng