You are what you buy II
: Last month, the NY Times reported how the GOP used marketing patterns to sell their president to their voters. Today, The Times adds more fascinating details (story here, chart here):
: Democrats watch more TV than Republicans. Fill in stereotyped conclusion here.
: During the week, Republicans turn off the TV earlier than Democrats. Republicans who stay up watch Leno, Democrats who stay up watch Letterman.
: Big Republican channels: Speedvision, Golf channel. Big Democratic channels: CourtTV, Game Show Network.
: Democrats are more likely to go to the movies.
: Republicans and undecided voters to go health clubs.
: Get this: “One of the shows most popular with Republicans, especially Republican women ages 18 to 34, turned out to be be ‘Will & Grace.'”
: Republicans are more likely to drive Porsches, Jaguars, Land Rovers. Democrats are more likely to drive Volvos, Subarus, Mazdas, Volkswagens, Honda. Boy, we drive our own cliches.
: Republicans are more likely to water-ski, snow-ski, and do volunteer work.
: Republicans are far less likely than average Americans to dance; Democrats are far more likely. See Will & Grace, above.
: Republicans are more likely to like Nascar, and college football. Democrats are far more likely to like women’s basketball. See Will & Grace, above.