Blowing Up A Democratic Meme: The Most Educated States Voted For Obama

Blowing Up A Democratic Meme: The Most Educated States Voted For Obama

This chart, which supposedly shows that all smart people voted for Obama, has been popping up all over the place.

Of course, since we have exit poll data, we don’t have to look at states and take wild guesses about whom the people with college degrees voted for in 2012.

In actuality, Romney won Americans with college degrees 51%-49%, while Obama won those without college degrees 51%-49% and Americans with post-grad degrees 55%-45%. So, in other words, it’s a split. The most educated and least educated voters went for Obama while, contrary to the impression that chart would give you, the majority of Americans with college degrees went for Romney.

Related Articles

0

Video Interview with Glenn Reynolds on The Higher Education Bubble

FacebookTwitterEmail Since my blog was one of many inspired by Instapundit.com in the immediate wake of 9/11, and since it’s

9

Harvard Magazine and the Left’s Andrew Sullivan love affair

FacebookTwitterEmail Speaking of Harvard, I just got a gander at Harvard Magazine, which has a smugly grinning Andrew Sullivan on

168

Michelle Malkin flattens Jeb Bush’s assertion Common Core is ‘truth serum’

FacebookTwitterEmail Speaking before 900 people at the annual Broward County Workshop breakfast Friday, former Governor: Jeb Bush: decried the controversy surrounding: Common Core.

Share This

Share this post with your friends!