Maybe there is something to this Intelligent Design theory after all, and a supreme being has granted some of us a superior genetic makeup. Or are progessive thinkers simply more highly evolved members of the human species? In any event, scientists have determined that our political orientation is genetically determined
But on the basis of a new study, a team of political scientists is arguing that people's gut-level reaction to issues like the death penalty, taxes and abortion is strongly influenced by genetic inheritance. The new research builds on a series of studies that indicate that people's general approach to social issues - more conservative or more progressive - is influenced by genes.
So come on, Kossaks! Be fruitful and multiply. Don't let the Red Staters outbreed us!