Republicans vs Democrats: How Each Party Views the Role of Science

Science and Politics

As Florida, one of America’s hubs for scientific exploration through NASA, goes to the polls today to decide on their choice for the GOP candidate, let’s take a look at how each party as well as Independents view science.

In this graphic by AssayDepot, we learn some things that most assume but there are surprises in there as well. For example, while Republicans have the strongest view of the positive effects of science on society, fewer are willing to consider the government’s investment into research as “essential.”

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Political Parties and Science

(H/T: Chevrolet Humble Texas)

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  1. Politicians are for themselves, not the American people. Don’t vote!

  2. I know exactly what you mean about the economic crisis. The inflation is bad enough plus we can easily see it’ll probably become worse. sigh.

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