The Republican party is well known for their low regard for science, but it is interesting to see how scientists feel about the Republican party in return. In a new study, scientists were asked their political affiliation. The results?
They also asked Independents which way they lean, which makes the results even more stark:
Democratic or lean Democratic 81%
Republican or lean Republican 12%
The study also shows that scientists generally believe the media’s portrayal of science is sloppy.