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The Trouble With The Entire World Is A Guy Named Ron - The Smirking Chimp

The Trouble With The Entire World Is A Guy Named Ron - The Smirking Chimp
This is not a parody. I swear. It’s all true.

Just so you’ll know that what follows is scientifically possible, I will acquaint you with a 2003 study funded by the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation and published in the American Psychological Association’s Psychological Bulletin.

The study found that conservatism can be explained as a set of beliefs and behaviors that result from a psyche controlled by fear, aggression, closed-minded dogmatism, and intolerance of ambiguity, compounded by mental rigidity and decreased cognitive complexity [dumbness].

Seriously, I’m not making this up.

This story is set smack-dab in the middle of the Wisconsin hinterland. But