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EVERY SELF-SELECTED GROUP IS LIBERAL TODAY | 2004-09-25

You will be accused of being a "Conspiracy Theorist" if you ask the following question

What are the statistical odds that between 90 and 100% of the people who are qualified to be college professors are liberals?

What are the statistical odds that 90% of the people qualified to be Episcopal priests, Methodist ministers, Hollywood actors and every other group of self-selected people are political liberals?

The other answer is the one we see on every college campus: liberals exclude all non-liberals.

If anybody puts this statistical question into plain English, it is devastating. That's why anybody who puts this question into plain English has the words, "Conspiracy Theorist!" shouted at him.