Saturday, July 14, 2012

Conservatives "Much Happier" Than Liberals


This OpEd article was actually published in the New York Times...

Why Conservatives Are Happier Than Liberals

"Scholars on both the left and right have studied this question extensively, and have reached a consensus that it is conservatives who possess the happiness edge. Many data sets show this. For example, the Pew Research Center in 2006 reported that conservative Republicans were 68 percent more likely than liberal Democrats to say they were “very happy” about their lives. This pattern has persisted for decades. The question isn’t whether this is true, but why." (Read the entire article)

Of course, this doesn't come as a shock to any of us, but I'm sure it spoiled the morning coffee of more than a few of the NYT's readership...

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