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Survey Says GOP Women Are Prettier
The Daily Beast ^ | 10/6/12 | Allison Yarrow

Posted on 10/07/2012 3:38:33 PM PDT by Evil Slayer

They’re calling it the Michele Bachmann effect. And no, it’s not the Minnesota congresswoman’s crusade to ban falafel from public schools. It refers to the relationship between a woman’s politics and her face.

Allison Yarrow hit the Highline to see if people could tell a difference between Democratic and Republican female politicians.

Women politicians with “stereotypical feminine facial features” are more often Republicans, found researchers at UCLA]. And the more feminine their features, the more conservative their voting records. They also found the reverse—that women with more masculine facial features tended to be Democrats. Less gender-typical visages tracked with more liberal voting records. The correlation between face and party ideology was stronger for Republican women politicians than Democrats.

Psychology Professor Kerri Johnson and graduate student Colleen Carpinella applied computer modeling to pictures of the entire 111th U.S. Congress to determine which facial features and the spacing between them connote a more masculine or more feminine face. They then asked college students to look at the 434 portraits and guess which women belonged to each party—and they pegged Republican women correctly 98 percent of the time. Johnson and Carpinella posit that the reason for these facial correlations in women politicians stem from perceived gender roles entrenched in each party’s DNA.

"The Democratic Party is associated with social liberal policies that aim to diminish gender disparities, whereas the Republican Party is associated with socially conservative policy issues that tend to bolster traditional sex roles," Johnson said in a UCLA release.

The trend did not apply to male politicians in the same way. Male Republican faces “scored less masculine” than Democrats, but the researchers found this less interesting than the data about women because they said male politicians are less likely to “exhibit masculinity through their appearance” than through their actions.

This experiment

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1 posted on 10/07/2012 3:38:39 PM PDT by Evil Slayer
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To: Evil Slayer

We knew this already.


2 posted on 10/07/2012 3:40:53 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Evil Slayer

I think all Freepers would agree with that! Thanks!


3 posted on 10/07/2012 3:42:10 PM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: Evil Slayer

I think GOP women are prettier because they have more open, non-angry faces. Whatever your natural gifts are, wearing an ugly Dem face doesn’t help!

A lot of one’s appearance has to do with attitude.


4 posted on 10/07/2012 3:43:14 PM PDT by livius
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To: Evil Slayer

I think this is true, although I have always thought it was conservative women are prettier than liberal women.


5 posted on 10/07/2012 3:45:24 PM PDT by Reddon
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To: originalbuckeye
Now, you know Helen isn't that bad looking.

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6 posted on 10/07/2012 3:45:42 PM PDT by Evil Slayer ((Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war....))
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To: Evil Slayer

survey says republican women are prettier?

that is just because they don’t have hairy legs


7 posted on 10/07/2012 3:46:44 PM PDT by gunsequalfreedom (Conservative is not a label of convenience. It is a guide to your actions.)
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To: Evil Slayer

8 posted on 10/07/2012 3:46:50 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: Evil Slayer

Sarah Steelman

9 posted on 10/07/2012 3:48:23 PM PDT by Albion Wilde (Obama better hope a Kicked Ass is covered under Obamacare. -- Dennis Miller re debate 1)
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To: Evil Slayer

10 posted on 10/07/2012 3:49:00 PM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: livius
A lot of one’s appearance has to do with attitude.

Yes, and not only prettier, they have nicer personalities too. This is certainly true in my family. It also seems to hold for women in politics, women pundits, women in the Press, women on The View, women actors in Hollywood, etc.

11 posted on 10/07/2012 3:50:39 PM PDT by Reddon
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To: Evil Slayer

12 posted on 10/07/2012 3:53:12 PM PDT by GenXteacher (You have chosen dishonor to avoid war; you shall have war also.)
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To: Evil Slayer

Rush, as usual, is right:

“Feminism is about victimization. Don’t forget Undeniable Truth of Life Number 24. Feminism was established to allow unattractive women easier access to the mainstream.”

There is a WORLD of difference between “feminine” and “feminism”!

BTW, there are many women who are not “photogenic” but are kind and feminine and altogether lovely!


13 posted on 10/07/2012 3:53:19 PM PDT by BwanaNdege (Man has often lost his way, but modern man has lost his address - Gilbert K. Chesterton)
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To: Evil Slayer

I don’t think this has ever been in question!

A liberals attitude makes their face look mean.


14 posted on 10/07/2012 3:56:15 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: Evil Slayer

It isn’t even close. However, they aren’t only better looking, they are a hell of a lot smarter too. GOP guys get a twofer!


15 posted on 10/07/2012 3:58:47 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Sorry Algore. It was attitude, NOT altitude.)
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To: Evil Slayer

WRONG! It’s like this: Conservative women are prettier than lib women.
I’ve seen some female RINOs who are as ugly as Betty Friedan and Hillary.


16 posted on 10/07/2012 4:06:45 PM PDT by bimboeruption (Clinging to my Bible and my HK.)
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To: Evil Slayer

“The Democratic Party is associated with social liberal policies that aim to diminish gender disparities,” and in the process removing any priority on personal grooming.


17 posted on 10/07/2012 4:09:11 PM PDT by ArmyTeach (Our liberties, we prize and our rights we will maintain ... USS Iowa BB 61)
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To: Evil Slayer

I was running errands on Friday. I saw two cars with Obama stickers (one of them was covered with leftwing stickers, including the “Co-exist” one). One was driven by a man; he was wimpy and feminine looking. The other was driven by a woman, who was, predictably, ugly.

Later on I saw an SUV with a Romney/Ryan sticker. As I passed, I gave the driver a thumbs up. She was a pretty female.


18 posted on 10/07/2012 4:11:01 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Don't be afraid to see what you see. (Ronald Reagan))
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To: Albion Wilde

still waiting on more pics
sarah
michelle [2]
kimberly
...
just noticed the names too. more traditional?


19 posted on 10/07/2012 4:11:12 PM PDT by Principled (Vote Romney to stop Obama. Vote for conservative Reps and Senators to stop Romney. [ZET 7/30/12])
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To: Evil Slayer

With respect to women, it appears that hate, envy and jealousy age them a lot quicker than other women who do not harbor those self-destructive attributes.


20 posted on 10/07/2012 4:12:40 PM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: Evil Slayer

21 posted on 10/07/2012 4:12:47 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Ambassador Stevens Is Dead And The Chevy Volt Is Alive)
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To: Evil Slayer
Political Women, Political Women
22 posted on 10/07/2012 4:13:07 PM PDT by preacher (Communism has only killed 100 million people: Let's give it another chance!)
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To: Evil Slayer
Republican faces "scored less massculine" than Democrats..


23 posted on 10/07/2012 4:16:35 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Ambassador Stevens Is Dead And The Chevy Volt Is Alive)
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To: Evil Slayer

Reading some of the comments on theat site are funny. I’m sure they’re all Democratic feminazis making them.

Look at this one-

“Democrat men tend to be more loyal, a lot smarter, funnier and aren’t the philanderers or perverts that republicans men seem to be.”

Uh, Bill Clinton? JFK? RFK? LBJ? FDR? Ted Kennedy? Gary Hart?, etc., etc.

These libs live mentally in an alternate universe that has little or no resemblance to reality.


24 posted on 10/07/2012 4:16:58 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: Evil Slayer

This also holds for First Ladys. Another reason I am for Mitt Romney is its about time our country once again had a First Lady with some grace and class and who was not a constant embarrassment to our great country. Ann Romney being pretty as well is just an added plus.


25 posted on 10/07/2012 4:17:23 PM PDT by Reddon
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To: Evil Slayer

I wouldn’t brag about this.


26 posted on 10/07/2012 4:22:01 PM PDT by firebrand
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To: Evil Slayer
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Carrie Prejean
27 posted on 10/07/2012 4:30:53 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Evil Slayer

The Democrat males are more feminine than the Democrat females.


28 posted on 10/07/2012 4:32:51 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Evil Slayer
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Conservative is on the left. I don't recall her name. Don't know who the other is.
29 posted on 10/07/2012 4:33:15 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Evil Slayer

in fairness... Having Rosie O’donnell on their sids skews the whole scale :)


30 posted on 10/07/2012 4:33:29 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: Evil Slayer
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31 posted on 10/07/2012 4:34:10 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Evil Slayer
Sandra Bernhard issues 'gang rape' warning to Sarah Palin

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BY TRACY MILLER
DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER
September 19th 2008

Sandra Bernhard issued a blistering warning to Sarah Palin during a performance of her new one-woman show.

The Republican V.P. nom would be "gang-raped by my big black brothers" if she enters Manhattan, Bernhard said. Palin is said to be making a campaign stop in New York next week.

"[The gang rape comment] is part of a much larger, nuanced, and yes, provocative (that's what I do) piece from my show about racism, freedom, women's rights and the extreme views of Governor Sarah Palin, a woman who doesn't believe that other women should have the right to choose," Bernhard told the Daily News today.

http://www.nydailynews.com/gossip/2008/09/19/2008-09-19_sandra_bernhard_issues_gang_rape_warning-2.html


32 posted on 10/07/2012 4:35:16 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Principled
still waiting on more pics

Well, what'cha waitin' for? Post some!

33 posted on 10/07/2012 4:36:47 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Enterprise

Without a doubt.


34 posted on 10/07/2012 4:37:00 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Windflier

heck i dunno how


35 posted on 10/07/2012 4:39:42 PM PDT by Principled (Vote Romney to stop Obama. Vote for conservative Reps and Senators to stop Romney. [ZET 7/30/12])
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To: tet68

Not only can I tell their ideology, but I can also predict their guilt or innocence.. yep! .. :)


36 posted on 10/07/2012 4:40:42 PM PDT by carlo3b (Less Government, more Fiber..)
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To: Reddon
its about time our country once again had a First Lady with some grace and class and who was not a constant embarrassment to our great country.

Whatever do you mean? lol.

Here are two actual photos of Michelle Obama at two different G-20 Summits.
The other is of her receiving lessons in etiquette from junkman Fred Sanford.

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"The First Lady slides into her spot alongside other G-20 spouses
before a group photo at the Royal Opera House [London, 2009]."

Source: Time Magazine (Time.com):

http://www.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,1889051_1865162,00.html
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Michelle Obama at the 2009 G-20 Summit in Pittsburgh, USA

Source:
http://www.indianexpress.com/news/mitchelles-gifts-to-g20-spouses-porcelain/521488/
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37 posted on 10/07/2012 4:41:13 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Evil Slayer

Liberal ugly is not skin deep. Liberal ugly goes all the way to the core.


38 posted on 10/07/2012 4:41:25 PM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: Reddon
its about time our country once again had a First Lady with some grace and class and who was not a constant embarrassment to our great country.

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39 posted on 10/07/2012 4:42:04 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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40 posted on 10/07/2012 4:42:34 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: BwanaNdege

The Feminist movement became a Communist Front with Betty Friedan and is part of the Dialectical Materialism process— to group people.....so that you can pit them against one another. Men against women—instead of partners who are complementary. Rich against Poor. Race against Race, etc., to destroy civil society. It is why all children are put into boxes in our Marxists factories-—labeled-—”diversity” is to emphasize differences so people resent the “others”. We used to be a “melting pot”—now we are creating the Tower of Babel” on purpose....to collapse culture. (Cultural Marxists).

Government wanted to tax women also—and they pretty much forced them out of the homes by the 70’s, so they wouldn’t have the time and energy to raise children with strong character -—children would learn Right and Wrong from TV and strangers who teach Satanic Ethics-—same as public schools.
The State becomes mommy and daddy while mother works at a “more important” job and government can confiscate some of her money, also, not just her husband’s -—not realizing that the most important thing she does is to raise healthy, productive children who don’t burden society.

It is the fundamental Duty of parent’s to raise their biological children—and NOT the governments job. Education should be by the parents—Government will make slaves of your children if you allow them to control the schools. (Mill). Women are the first teachers and most critical to emotion health in children. Men are also crucial but the ROLE is different—to form a well-rounded person who can flourish and live in a world with both men and women.

Marxists are deliberately blurring the role of male and female in all literature and movies-—so the children are left confused —the ones with no involved parents. They destroy the language to make it meaningless-—like Heather has Two Mommies. It is deliberate propaganda to destroy Logic and Right Reason. (See tagline).


41 posted on 10/07/2012 4:54:07 PM PDT by savagesusie (Right Reason According to Nature = Just Law)
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To: Windflier
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42 posted on 10/07/2012 4:54:56 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: preacher
Sarah looks hot to me!
43 posted on 10/07/2012 4:56:45 PM PDT by Democrat_media (China is destroying all our jobs and manufacturing ability. China makes everything.)
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To: Principled
i dunno how

Geeez.....well, lemme help.

There are a bunch of 'how to' threads on FR that will show you the basic (and childishly simple) codes to use, to post pictures, change text, post links, etc.

Here's my favorite: HTML Tricks for FR

Here's another very good one: HTML Sandbox 2011

44 posted on 10/07/2012 4:57:03 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: savagesusie

Preach it!

Outstanding post.


45 posted on 10/07/2012 4:57:32 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas (Viva Christo Rey!)
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To: preacher

Monica Crowley, WOW. MOAR PLEASE! :P


46 posted on 10/07/2012 4:58:49 PM PDT by AmericanSamurai
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To: ETL

47 posted on 10/07/2012 5:00:39 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier

lol I know about those

I’m too old to make it happen. But you go right ahead - it’s childishly simple...


48 posted on 10/07/2012 5:02:27 PM PDT by Principled (Vote Romney to stop Obama. Vote for conservative Reps and Senators to stop Romney. [ZET 7/30/12])
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To: savagesusie
Government wanted to tax women also—and they pretty much forced them out of the homes by the 70’s, so they wouldn’t have the time and energy to raise children with strong character -—children would learn Right and Wrong from TV and strangers who teach Satanic Ethics-—same as public schools. The State becomes mommy and daddy while mother works at a “more important” job and government can confiscate some of her money, also, not just her husband’s -—not realizing that the most important thing she does is to raise healthy, productive children who don’t burden society.

That is why they hate the "Bush Tax Cuts"...

Got rid of the marriage penalty and and extra $1000 credit per child. Can't have that as they move down the road of Comrade Staaaliinnnn.....

49 posted on 10/07/2012 5:02:46 PM PDT by taildragger (( Fubarward Obama 2012, think about it :-) ))
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To: ETL

Man is she trying to compete with Larry Craig here or what???


50 posted on 10/07/2012 5:04:13 PM PDT by taildragger (( Fubarward Obama 2012, think about it :-) ))
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