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The Real Reason Liberals Drink Lattes

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  11 June 2018

Diana C. Mutz
Affiliation:
University of Pennsylvania
Jahnavi S. Rao
Affiliation:
Radnor High School

Abstract

Are liberals truly more likely to drink lattes than conservatives? In this study, we first use a representative national survey to address this unanswered question. On confirmation, we examine three hypotheses about why this relationship exists. Our results led to a fundamental reinterpretation of what it means to be a “latte liberal.”

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