> This is a myth created by the media that Republican or conservative
> political leaders are invariably stupid whereas liberals/Democrats are
actually, that's no myth... science has proven that the conservative mindset
is often incapable of higher level abstract thinking....
"The work grew out of decades of previous research suggesting that political
orientation is linked to certain personality traits or styles of thinking. A
review of that research published in 2003 found that conservatives tend to
be more rigid and closed-minded, less tolerant of ambiguity and less open to
> When Bill Clinton as a campaigner and president had a near-genius I.Q.
> would be about 145. Hillary was also brilliant. But no college they
> attended, to my knowledge, has ever published their I.Q. scores which they
> have on file. In my academic career I must have been given at least five
> six separate I.Q. tests and remarkable the test score was almost always
> same. The deviation was never more than one point.
> Emmett Tyrell Jr. who wrote the the biography "The Boy Clinton", was a
> college associate of the Clintons and states that both Bill and Hillary
> just mediocre scholars and were helped in their educations by the lower
> academic standards of the '60s and '70s. Bill Clinton got a Rhodes
> Scholarship through his liberal
> Arkansas mentor Democrat senator William Fulbright but the Rhodes
> scholarships are almost always awarded to liberals and the studies are
> "mickey mouse".
> Even then, Clinton didn't finish the course of study.
> Eisenhower was stupid when he was president as was Ronald Reagan. Jimmy
> Carter and Adlai Stevenson were again very liberal and "brilliant".
> A 'Book Excerpt tilted "Mind Wars" from Peter Schweizer's "Makers and
> Takers" today's National Post asks the question "Why does the media
> continue to buy into the myth of ignorant conservatives and enlightened
> liberals? Schweizer points out that the much maligned George Bush has an
> I.Q. in the 120s slightly higher than John Kerry's. JFK's was only 117 but
> the media looked upon Kennedy as being brilliant. Also Kennedy was a very
> poor speller.
> Bush does not speak well. But good speakers are often not very clever,
lol... now this is a myth perpetrated by an imbecile whom clearly hasn't a
clue that such is impossible... one's speaking ability is a function of
one's intelligence... bush sounds like a moron simply because he is... and
only a moron would take more than five seconds to figure this out...
> We are now hearing that Barack Obama is incredibly intelligent. But
> Americans should have the right to know what his I.Q. really is. We could
> in for a surprise.
> The sin of nearly all left wingers from 1933
> onwards is that they have wanted to be anti-Fascist without being
> anti-totalitarian.--George Orwell