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Why Do Republicans Love Dark Chocolate More Than Democrats?

And surely it's not a coincidence that Life Savers Gummies are the most left-leaning candy?

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February 25, 2014 - 11:00 am


Via Policy Mic: M&M’s or Skittles? Here’s What Your Favorite Candy Says About Your Politics


Pollsters Jennifer Dube and Will Feltus of National Media Research, Planning and Placement LLP previous charted the politics of beer and Americans’ favorite TV shows. Now on Valentine’s Day week, they’ve released this chart showing whether Americans’ political preferences have any bearing on their favorite sweets.

This chart, though, isn’t as easy to decipher as their previous work on brands that marketed themselves as lifestyle choices (like hybrid cars, or Budweiser and Chik-fil-A). When’s the last time you saw candy marketed as a way to reinvent yourself?

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"Why Do Republicans Love Dark Chocolate More Than Democrats?"

I love everything more than I love Democrats.
1 year ago
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Dark, as in, 72%, and milk chocolate is.... tolerable.

1 year ago
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Because they are racists, dah!

P.S. I thought this article was about real chocolate, not Hershey's.
1 year ago
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I love brussel sprouts more than I love Democrats too. It isn't just a chocolate thing.
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