Texas Tech University

How to raise a political mini-me


February 3, 2016

ArcaMax - The 6-year-old came into the room, put his hands on his hips, faced down the nearest parent, and fired off a question: "Dad, what are we?"

The bad news for those seeking to improve their odds is that most of us already marry people with compatible political values. And the bad news for men is that if the parents do differ politically, the kids are somewhat more likely to end up agreeing with their mom, according to Gregg R. Murray, an associate professor of political science at Texas Tech University.

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