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Bioethicists Don't Let People Vote Trump!

Bioethics may not have started out as a liberal political and social movement, but–like most of the humanities in academia–that is definitely what it has become. Indeed, unless a “bioethicist” has a modifier like “Catholic” or “conservative” in front of the identifier, you can be almost certain that he or she is a cultural leftist, political progressive, almost surely Democrat (if not Green)–and highly secular.
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