Blog: Dave LeggettPolitics and cars

Dave Leggett | 4 October 2004

The first line in a Kelly Blue Book press release about its latest online survey cracked me up earlier today. It was just a little loosely worded and implies that the causal relationship in terms of what you drive and which way you may vote is very definitely from vehicle to voting intention. As if, to paraphrase David Byrne of The Talking Heads, you may find yourself at the wheel of a large automobile and you may tell yourself, I'm voting Republican.

"The No. 1 consumer automotive information site, Kelley Blue Book releases the results of a new Presidential poll today, showing that what you drive may affect who you vote for in the upcoming presidential election."

And I wonder why Olds drivers have a preference for Ralph Nader?


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