Someone needs to send this to MSNBC.
More conservatives than liberals belong to mixed race families.
Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS) and his family. Two of his adopted children are from Haiti.
Daniel Greenfield at FrontPageMag reported:
These aren’t terribly surprising results. National politicians with mixed-race families have tended to be Republicans. Both McCain and Mitt Romney had mixed race family members. It may be because conservatives are more likely to adopt children than liberals.
Indeed, among families with step-children or adopted children, 11 percent of conservatives were living in mixed race households compared to 10 percent of liberals living in mixed-race households.
Similarly, 9.4 percent of Republicans living in step- or adopted families were in mixed-race households, compared to only 8.8 percent of Democrats in such families. (Again, this small advantage for Republicans is not large enough to be statistically significant).
The differences are not significant, but they are real.
Interestingly enough, the states with the highest rates of interracial marriage tend to be red states, with the exception of Hawaii.