Political incorrectness alert: Genes and hormones likely influence women’s votes

| October 29, 2012
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CNN has been widely ridiculed this week for posting, and then quickly taking down, a story about some new research regarding how hormonal changes affect women’s behavior in the voting booth. But the study, authored by two liberal social psychologists, is actually scientifically based and persuasive. Political correctness rather than empirical evidence may have led to the unfortunate decision to censor the story.

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