Vox Day digs up hard evidence that Republicans are smarter:
If one troubles to break down the data by adding up the average SAT score for the 19 states, (including DC) that supported Kerry in 2004, one sees that the average ‘blue’ state SAT score is 518 verbal and 523 math. Converting it to pre-1996 SAT scores makes that 438 verbal and 503 math for a cumulative score of 941 which equates to an IQ of 100.
Meanwhile, the average score for the 32 ‘red’ states that voted for Bush in 2004 is 544 verbal and 545 math. Converting to pre-1996 scores gives 464 verbal and 525 math, for a cumulative SAT score of 989. This equates to an IQ of 105. Therefore, based on a statistically significant amount of hard data, it’s quite clear that Republican states are, on average, more intelligent than Democratic states, which supports the exit poll data which previously indicated that Republicans are smarter.
This is only marginally less nonsensical than the ridiculous Democratic mythology, of course, since the smartest Democratic state, (Wisconsin at 1179 combined), only had 7 percent of its graduates taking the SAT, while the smartest state – North Dakota’s combined score was 1215 – was represented by precisely 4 percent of its grads. Thus, our data is woefully incomplete and inadequate to make a firm conclusion.
Yeah, but it’s still a lot of fun to throw the data out there just to watch liberals choke on the lie that Bush voters are only marginally less stupid than they think the president is. Bwah and Ha.