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Dumbing Down of America Confirmed by Scientific Study
2004-11-01 10:12 AM
|Stupid People Love Bush New Study Shows Correlation Between Decline Of IQ And Rise Of GOP By Will Durst 10-30-4
"Stupid people love Bush" new study proves According to the prestigious
Southern California think tank, The Gluton Group, stupid people prefer
President George W Bush over Senator John Kerry by a 4-to-1 margin. As
Chief Resident Dr. Louis Friend characterized the results of the
research, "the less intelligent you are, the more you like Bush." This
landmark study, conducted over a 5 month period, involved 2400 likely
voters bridging all economic stratas in the 17 states generally
considered up for grabs on November 2nd. Participants were tested for
intelligence, then asked to fill out a 12 page series of questions
involving the Presidential candidates with results released earlier
The consensus: the higher the IQ, the less people trust Bush and
respect the job his administration has done. The lower the IQ, the more
people admire his steadfastness. "It was pretty much a slam dunk.
There's no nice way to say this. Dumb people like him. They think his
unwavering nature is a positive personality trait. They even venerate
him for never admitting mistakes, even when he's wrong. On the other
hand, smart people think he's a lying bully. I mean, c'mon, you have a
deserter accusing a decorated veteran of treason. Who's going to buy
that besides stupid people?"
IQ Above 140: Kerry 80%, Bush 20%.
120-140: Kerry 65%, Bush 35%.
100-120: Kerry 54%, Bush 46%.
80-100: Bush 54%, Kerry 46%.
60-80: Bush 60%, Kerry 15%, Dale Earnhardt Jr. 25%.
Apparently, Bush's good-evil, black-white philosophy resonates on an
inverse relationship with higher education, whereas it became evident
over the period of analysis that John Kerry's nuanced arguments are
only understood by people who paid attention in any class above the 5th
Doctor Friend elaborated: "It has to do with intellectual curiosity.
Folks see Bush in front of a stream talking about the environment and
they assume he's in favor of it, even though if you read his
legislation, I'd be surprised to hear him endorse shade. This also
explains why Bush gets away with pretending he doesn't know how the
Senate works, allowing him to call Kerry a flip-flopper."
Friend released evidence that this type of disconnect exists across the
board: education, foreign policy, the economy, post 9-11 security
response and State Dinner entertainment choices. Also discovered was a
direct correlation between the number of preset Country Western
stations on car radios and Bush's approval rating. Dr. Friend
attributes this phenomena to the simplicity inherent in the messages
indigenous to both. Classical music listeners were preponderantly Kerry
supporters, but surprisingly, on heavy metal, the two split down the
Spotting a trend, Friend cautioned, "Because of the deterioration in
public education, larger and larger segments of the population are
creeping downward IQ-wise, cementing the hold Republicans have on the
electorate." However, if the election were held today, Bush would hold
a lead of 52-48 in the popular vote, but would be virtually tied in the
Electoral College, which Bush supporters argue against because the word
College angers them. When contacted, a Kerry spokesman just chuckled.
No Bush spokesperson was made available for comment. It was also found
that Ralph Nader supporters were the brightest of all political
proponents tested, but Dr. Friend dismissed them as "too smart for
their own good."
In a related study, smart people prefer baseball because the pace is such that there is time to read.