Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Political Compass Quiz Results

Another pretty good political quiz is the Political Compass. After a series of questions, your results are put on a grid with economic results on the horizontal axis and social results on the vertical axis. Th general scheme is shown on these graphs:

My test results are shown on this graph. They show me to be economical left of center and socially libertarian.

Finally, my test results are shown versus several political figures in the 2012 U.S. Presidential election. It's unfortunate the the major party political figures are all shown as conservative authoritarians. President Obama certainly portrayed himself as a much more liberal candidate in 2008 than the authoritarian he turned out to be once in office.


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