TEETH-BAR­ING TIME

The Washington Times Daily - - Politics -

As­sorted politi­cians con­stantly call for ci­vil­ity across the 2012 cam­paign land­scape. Now they may need a net. A new study from Ohio State Univer­sity re­veals that win­ners act very ag­gres­sively against the peo­ple they beat.

“It seems that peo­ple have a ten­dency to stomp down on those they have de­feated, to re­ally rub it in,” says com­mu­ni­ca­tions pro­fes­sor and co-au­thor Brad Bush­man. “Losers, on the other hand, don’t re­ally act any

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