October 14, 2003
Overeducated and uneducated voters

I blog a lot here about the impact of politics on education. Here's James Taranto writing about the impact of education on politics, in the forrm of an analysis of how education correlated with voting Democrat or Republican in the Arnie Californian Recal election.

The Democratic "base," it seems, can be found at the extreme edges of the bell curve, consisting of a small number of uneducated voters and a large number of overeducated ones.

By "overeducated" I take it he means "educated a lot", rather than "educated too much". Or then again …

Posted by Brian Micklethwait at 11:21 PM
Category: Politics