I think what surprised me the most, although maybe it shouldn't have, were the examples where the liberal simply refused to look at contrary evidence, even when the conservative held it up right in front of their face. Here are some examples:
Posted by: Sam Adams at June 01, 2013 12:19 PM (ECDAN)
221 91 This isn't quite as stupid but my father, who has a PhD in mechanical engineering so he's no dummy, told me that Bush lied and the Republicans forced the authorization of force through the Senate. I told him that the Democrats controlled the senate in September 2001.
He wouldn't look at my phone when I pulled it up on the internet.
Posted by: Timon at June 01, 2013 12:17 PM (LGDTn)
200 "Margret Sanger was not a racist eugenicist!"
Upon showing him a website to the contrary (this was before Wikipedia) he declared it to be conservatively biased. The website in question: Columbia University's History Department.
Posted by: tsrblke at June 01, 2013 12:41 PM (GaqMa)
555 Another otherwise bright co-worker was upset that Military Spending was more than the US GDP. When I pointed out that it was more around 5% or less of GDP he said I didn't know what I was talking about. When I sent him a link to the government figures he responded "Everyone is entitled to their own facts." Yes, really. He said that.
Posted by: Mr. Feverhead at June 01, 2013 05:56 PM (SzAZ7)