Saturday, November 18, 2006

Who Really Cares

Only liberals are surprised by this one. Liberal Syracuse University professor Arthur Brooks:
He writes in his new book "Who Really Cares: The Surprising Truth About Compassionate Conservatism" that: "conservatives who practice religion, live in traditional nuclear families and reject the notion that the government should engage in income redistribution are the most generous Americans, by any measure.
Hat tip Diane, Respublica.

I remember at my Harvard 25th, now 5 years ago, the class survey showed very few volunteered. Guess I was an outlier even in that.

UPDATE: More on this and related research from Northwestern Law School professor James Lindgren, posting at the Volokh Conspiracy.

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