Why do people think that just because they're Liberal, means that they are smart?

I get the feeling that most of these young people become a Liberal, just so that they can bring themselves up and say they're smart. When in reality, they are somewhat morons with low IQ's.

Just something to think about.

Have a nice day folks!

Update:

My parents are both "good ol Conservatives" and they both have PHD's

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  • ?
    Lv 7
    8 years ago
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    You can have a high IQ and completely lack logic and critical thinking skills.

    And as the leftist ideology is entirely rooted in knee-jerk emotional reactionism, they may very well be smart, but have completely thrown out their smarts for "feelings".

    EDIT: Our government-run school system doesn't help matters. We have a "read and regurgitate" style of learning, which does nothing to foster the actual ability to think outside the box.

  • Loreal
    Lv 5
    8 years ago

    Those liberals that do thing this way are wishful thinking type people, just as their vision for a perfect utopia America is wishful thinking. Not reality, socialism/communism now know as "progressive" has never worked in this world and it never will. Government that takes from the rich AND middle class to support the poor soon has way more dependent takers than givers, going further and further into debt and printing money they don't have but borrow from China, and then the dollar is worth about nothing and society collapes, every time. Conservatives are more practical and can think ahead better to arrive at correct consclusions and they see consequences of decisions. In general.

    "Liberal Pothead" should tell his nutty professor to stop indoctrinating students for proressive socialism, and against conservative small government which is what liberates and prospers people with free market capitalism, this is true 'freedom'. Capitalism is 'what' made our country great and free. Being a pothead by the way does not make one healthy, wealthy or wise, nor does it help the brain think normally and clear, right?

  • Arnie
    Lv 7
    8 years ago

    The trouble with liberals is just that they know so much that isn't so.

    The Liberal ideology is a theory , fostered by a delusional, illogical minority and which holds forth beliefs that have no basis in reality.

    They are Advocates of a policy that empowers a strong federal government to enslave its people with a high tax burden incident to the support of extravagant and unnecessary social programs destructive to both the work ethic among the lower class, and the incentive to innovate and succeed among the working class.

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    Arnie

  • 4 years ago

    Einstein wasn't smart -- that's merely yet another one in each and every of those lies that liberals use of their conspiracy to smash christianity and capitalism and American values. Relativity is "only a theory," and our colleges could "coach the debate." Snowstorms coach international warming is a fantasy. bill Ayers runs the Fed. Dodd-Frank is a Kenyan anticolonialist plot. ACORN needs to verify Sharia regulation with the help of deliberate Parenthood centers. White everybody is the actual victims of racism. Saul Alinsky. death panels. Glip, glorp, fzzzt.....

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  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    Actually liberals are emotional voters, not thinking voters. Being smart does not exclude the emotional response they have, they just don't use their brains to think about what it is they are voting for or against.

    They don't necessarily have a low IQ or mental disease. The young do not have a fully developed frontal lobe and as such often vote or spout off without thinking about the long term consequences of an action. Look up information on brain development and the functions of the frontal lobe. Try looking for a reputable Anatomy and Physiology textbook. Lack of a fully developed frontal lobe makes you stupid or more precisely mentally irresponsible.

  • 8 years ago

    Every study conducted on the relationship between IQ and political affiliation found that leftist ideology is related to high IQ while IQ drops the further right one gets. It does not imply that every leftist is smart and every reactionary is stupid, it merely states that it tends to be that way.

    High IQ is strongly linked to atheism, leftist ideology and monogamy in males.

    These studies provide some very conclusive results that are backed by actual studies.

  • 8 years ago

    It's part of what makes hipsters and "modern artists" feel like they're smart.

    We all have a tendency to crave being "different", whether that means we're hipsters, modern artists, liberals, or even conservatives in a liberal environment.

    And as such, we like to think of ourselves as intelligent, and thus, it leads the way to us valuing our intelligence to explain why we're different and have different tastes.

    We all do it, for it's in our nature to defend ourselves and raise ourselves above everyone else.

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    Holy moly look at all the stereotyping and idiocy!

    Including all the ironic stereotyping against conservatives coming from those parading to be above such things!

    Oy, it just shows that politics brings out the worst in people.

  • 8 years ago

    I have never thought that. No maybe they think they are smart but when they open their mouths you can kinda figure that they aren't so smart.

    Favorite Liberal word- Funding......if I hear that word again I am going to scream. Throw more money at a failing proposition, how stupid.

  • 8 years ago

    So Liberals are an enemy and democracy is whatever the Koch's and friends dictate

    generalization for hate?

    hate is a middle east virtue

  • 8 years ago

    It's just that there smart enough not to swallow the misinformation that many conservative loud mouths blabber about. Clowns like Limbaugh and Beck to name a couple.

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