Ask A Genius 185 – Academic Political Views (Part 3)

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Ask A Genius 185 – Academic Political Views (Part 3)

Scott Douglas Jacobsen & Rick Rosner

June 1, 2017

[Beginning of recorded material]

Scott Douglas Jacobsen: There’s another thing. In all 70 or so developed nations, more women are going to college than men. They are getting more awards. They are getting better grades. Women tend to vote more Liberal or Left. Men, I guess, tend to vote more Right.

I suspect some of that skew has to do with reproductive health rights and things like that, but that can also be an influence on the political perspectives in campus, on campus.

Rosner: Yes. But if more women are attending campus, then more of their concerns should be considered majoritarian views. We were talking about food yesterday.

Jacobsen: Yes.

Rosner: 1/3 of American adults are obese.

Jacobsen: Which is a staggering number.

[End of recorded material]



Rick Rosner

American Television Writer


Rick Rosner


Scott Douglas Jacobsen

Editor-in-Chief, In-Sight Publishing


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