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The candy Democrats like most

From the newspaper that cracked the Watergate scandal--another cutting edge, super-important, cutting edge political story. Here's the headline: "Valentine's Special: What your candy says about your politics."

I'm sure this story gets a hearty thumbs-up from Willy Wonka, and is also on the short list (or at least the sweet list) for the Pulitzer prize.

Basically, the story says if you like Hershey's Special Dark or Junior Mints, you're probably a Republican. If you favor Snickers, Airheads, or Nerds, you're a Democrat. (No political commentary intended with the Airhead or Nerd references, right?)

Members of both parties like M&M's, while Dems prefer the almond ones, while the GOP likes the peanut butter variety. The dark chocolate peanut M&M's are beloved by both. Talk about ground-breaking, earth-shattering news!

When I checked the byline of the story, I have to tell you I was pretty astonished that neither Woodward or Bernstein were responsible for any of the content.

You can read the whole story here and see their nifty blue and red colored graph.

 


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