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Conservatives in the Closet

John Tierney had a piece in yesterday’s New York Times “Education Life” supplement on why conservatives tend not to go to graduate school in the social sciences or in the humanities. Tierney found that, contrary to what he called the smug hypothesis (“that conservatives are just too close-minded and dimwitted” for grad school), there is an element of economic rationality to the phenomenon.
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JOHN TIERNEY: Why Conservatives Don’t Go To Grad School….

US Politics / Conservative : Instapundit (3 years ago)

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