We all knew this, but why did it take so long for liberals to come to this conclusion?
But wait! You just knew there would be a twist to the study. And while it sounds like sour grapes, they just couldn’t let the results of their finding go without adding an insult. There’s always liberal spin.
Here’s the data from Indy100.com
Hot people are more likely to support right-wing parties because they are stronger and more successful than their more liberal peers, apparently.
That’s according to a study carried out by Rolfe Daus Peterson, a political scholar from Susquehanna University and Carl Palmar, assistant professor in politics at Illinois State University.
The researchers claim that never before has the effects of physical attractiveness on politics been examined on this level and that there is “good reason to believe that individuals’ physical attractiveness may alter their political values and worldviews”.
They said that their findings prove attractive people tend to lean towards the right because they have better social skills and are more popular, competent and intelligent due to the “halo effect” – an idea that bias and stereotypes influence the way people judge others.
But wait for it. Here’s the rub:
Attractive people tend to be conservative because of a ‘blind spot’
The scholars said hot people lean towards the right because they grow to develop a blind spot that leads them to not see the need for more government support or aid in society – a core liberal value.
They add that attractive people don’t face the same hurdles as others as their attractiveness gains them more attention and they are more successful in social situations. Their lives are generally “easier,” the pair claim.
Here’s a link to the full study.
Typical. Liberals take a swipe at core conservative values by labeling it a “blind spot.” Unfortunately, liberals lack the ability to see the big picture, enabling them to understand the benefits of smaller government. And as for having easier lives? Most conservatives are too busy working hard to support liberal programs.