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Does having daughters really make fathers more left wing?

That’s what a study in a href=”http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1187072/Why-having-daughters-makes-fathers-likely-agree-Left-wing-views.html”the span style=”font-style:italic;”Daily Mail/span says (a href=”http://hotair.com/”via HotAir/a):/abr /br /blockquoteIn an unpublished article to be submitted to an economics journal, the researchers wrote: ‘This paper provides evidence that daughters make people more Left-wing, while having sons, by contrast, makes them more Right-wing.’br /br /Professor Oswald said: ‘As men acquire female children, those men gradually shift their political stance and become more sympathetic to the “female” desire for a larger amount for the public good./blockquotebr /br /Some of the commenters to this article a href=”http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1187072/Why-having-daughters-makes-fathers-likely-agree-Left-wing-views.html”aren’t buying it:/a br /br /blockquoteWhat total drivel!br /br /I have two daughters and never could they persuade me to follow the left wing trash of the Labour party.br /br /But then; I’m just to the right of Genghis Khan.br /br /What a load of rubbish!br /Who comes up with this nonsense?br /Oh yes it’s Labour’s think tank!br /No wonder the country is in la la land.br /br /My mother raised me “left wing”, and I came to my senses and abandoned it when I became a wife and mother with a mortgage. And I don’t get my political views from nitwits like “brangelina”./blockquotebr /br /Good for them.